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Planned home and hospital births in South Australia, 1991–2006: differences in outcomes

Kenneth C Johnson and Betty-Anne Daviss
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (12): 726-727.
Published online: 21 June 2010

To the Editor: Kennare and colleagues are to be congratulated.1 Careful, systematic collection and analysis of data on planned home births and planned hospital births creates evidence that women need to make intelligent and safe choices about perinatal care.

  • Kenneth C Johnson1
  • Betty-Anne Daviss2

  • 1 Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2 Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


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