Publicly funded homebirth in Australia: a review of maternal and neonatal outcomes over 6 years

Susan Ieraci and Amy B Tuteur
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10863
Published online: 16 December 2013

To the Editor: The analysis of publicly funded home births in Australia by Catling-Paull and colleagues1 contains some significant gaps that require clarification. Without accurate information, women may not be fully informed about their childbirth choices.

  • Susan Ieraci1
  • Amy B Tuteur2

  • 1 Emergency Department, Bankstown Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Boston, Mass, USA.


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