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Oct 2016

NZ study shows midwife-led births at greater risk than care led by doctors

The study, which investigated over 200,000 births over five years, showed that health outcomes for babies whose care was led by midwives was significantly worse when compared with doctor-led care. The research, undertaken by the University of Otago in New Zealand, investigated 244,000 births in the country between 2008 to 2012, and revealed an “unexplained…

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