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Why is it ok?

Why is ok to jump on the "bad parent" bandwagon when something goes wrong at a home birth but if something goes wrong in at a hopsital birth it's just the way life is?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:29 PM on Jun. 19, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • dead horse Pictures, Images and Photos

    Seriously, please go to one of the other 10 questions about this same topic, just posted this morning...
    It is getting OLD.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:32 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • Well, if you have your baby in a hospital there are trained people right there, with the correct equipment, to act quickly. If you are at home it can be quite a stretch of time for emergency people to get there and they may not be experts in deliveries or pediatrics and they may not have the needed equipment. You take a much greater chance when you have your baby at home. It doesn't mean something will go wrong, but if something does you are less likely to get quick assistance.

    You have to make the decision that seems right to you. However, you must be able to understand why some people would think it is safer to give birth in a hospital.
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 2:33 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • Due diligence.........
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:39 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • I think SleepingBeautee put it perfectly.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 2:47 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • agree with sleeping beauty,, as usual!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 3:41 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

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