Inside Baltimore's Home-Birth Underground

Michelle Gienow/Baltimore City Paper
Baltimore City Paper | July 1, 2008
Disenchanted with a medical system that treats birth as an emergency instead of an emergence, seeking an alternative to the tubes and wires and monitors of a high-tech birth, some women are stepping outside of the hospital to have their babies. And some say their numbers are growing. But is home birth safe?

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