One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An instance of giving birth at home, rather than in a hospital.‘she was pregnant with her third child and planning a home birth’mass noun ‘advocates of home birth believe that labour and delivery can and should occur at home’
- ‘When Katie was expecting Toby she made the decision to opt for a home birth.’
- ‘Every woman has a legal right to a home birth.’
- ‘Unfortunately there seem to be a lot of mothers who don't know they can ask for a home birth.’
- ‘It was a planned home birth with two independent midwives.’
- ‘While home birth was common as recently as the 1960s, today almost all Portuguese women have their babies in hospitals.’
- ‘The health board does provide a grant for families having a home birth while private health cover does meet the balance.’
- ‘If I were pregnant after the unit closed I would rather have a home birth than go to the hospital.’
- ‘Her planned home birth was a truly special event not just for family but indeed the entire village who rejoiced in their latest arrival.’
- ‘The teenager had wanted a home birth but her partner had initially been worried.’
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