Holistic Perspectives & Directory For Northern India


August 2019

Home births as safe as hospital births: International study

Hamilton, ON (August 8, 2019)  –  A large international study led by McMaster University shows that low risk pregnant women who intend to give birth at home have no increased chance of the baby’s perinatal or neonatal death compared to other low risk women who intend to give birth in a hospital.

The results have been published by The Lancet‘s EClinicalMedicine journal. Continue reading “Home births as safe as hospital births: International study”

Winds of change in India

Long awaited winds of change are blowing through India. 

Thanks to years of advocacy, the Government of India and various state governments in the country have now acknowledged the urgent need to promote normal birth and eliminate unnecessary surgical intervention.  Continue reading “Winds of change in India”

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