OBSTETRICS: MANAGEMENT OF LABOR, DELIVERY, AND THE PUERPERIUMPlanned Out-of-Hospital Birth and Birth OutcomesSnowden, Jonathan M.; Tilden, Ellen L.; Snyder, Janice; Quigley, Brian; Caughey, Aaron B.; Cheng, Yvonne W. Author Information Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology (J.M.S., B.Q., A.B.C.) and Public Health and Preventive Medicine (J.M.S.) and School of Nursing (E.L.T., J.S.), Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento (Y.W.C.); and Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco (Y.W.C.), CA Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: April 2016 - Volume 71 - Issue 4 - p 203-204 doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000481794.03595.6f Buy Metrics Abstract Obstet Gynecol Surv 2016;71(4):203–204 The rates of planned out-of-hospital birth (births intended to occur at home or at a freestanding birth center) have increased in the United States in recent years. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.