Experts Advise Against Home Birth, Even During a Pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has devoted countless resources to ongoing research regarding the effects of the novel Coronavirus on pregnancy, and vice versa. Even in light of these efforts, much remains unknown about pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic (1). One area experts have recently weighed in on is the increased interest in home…

Delayed diagnosis of TGA causes baby to suffer a lack of oxygen to her brain, an intracranial hemorrhage (brain bleed) & permanent brain damage.

A baby experienced a severe lack of oxygen to her brain, a brain bleed and severe brain damage because she was born at home and did not receive a simple test that would have led to the diagnosis of a congenital heart condition that usually has good outcomes when diagnosed early.