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Professional perspectives on planned home births

Maher, Mary Dahl PhD, MPH, RN, CNM; Heavey, Elizabeth PhD, RN, CNM

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000452998.41535.4c

Explore the pros and cons of giving birth at home instead of a healthcare facility so you can help women make an informed choice about where to give birth.

Mary Dahl Maher is an assistant professor of nursing at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y., and Elizabeth Heavey is an associate professor of nursing at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, in Brockport, N.Y. Both authors are certified nurse midwives. Dr. Heavey is also a member of the Nursing2014 editorial board.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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