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Home births encouraged by drugs watchdog

Home births encouraged by drugs watchdog

More babies could be born outside of hospitals according the new NHS guidelines.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has claimed that home births and midwife led centres are often as safe for babies and could be better for their mothers in low-risk pregnancies.

The guidelines state that 45% of women may be better off giving birth outside of traditional obstetric unit and that women should be offered a range of choices including a home birth.

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