Perinatal and maternal outcomes in planned home and obstetric unit births in women at 'higher risk' of complications: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study.
To explore and compare perinatal and maternal outcomes in women at ‘higher risk’ of complications planning home versus obstetric unit (OU) birth.
Prospective cohort study
OUs and planned home births in England
8180 ‘higher risk’ women in the Birthplace cohort.
We used Poisson regression to calculate relative risks adjusted for maternal characteristics. Sensitivity analyses ...Expand abstract
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