In recent years, the pendulum has been swinging towards home birth and more women are asking the question: what are the home birth pros and cons?
This is an important question to ask when considering where to deliver your baby.
Read This Before We Talk About Home Birth Pros and Cons
First, let’s start with why home birth is even becoming popular again. Up until the early 20th-century, most women delivered their babies in a home setting. In 1900, only 5% of women delivered in hospitals.
Gradually, more women were sold on the idea that they could have pain-free deliveries and that doctors, instead of midwives, were a safer and more suitable choice for childbirth.