This is the article that looks at the research flaws of the 2010 study published in the American College of Obstetricians. The orignial study included all out of hospital births including those that were delivered enroute to the hospital and those that were not attended by any clinician. If you look at births attended by midwives at home vs births at the hospital the maternal and neonatal outcomes were equal regardless of location.
U.S. births that occurred at home increased by 29%, from 0.56% of births in 2004 to 0.72% in 2009.
The Economist, March 31, 2011
NPR, January 2012
Aug 23, 2013
Most women whose prenatal and childbirth care are led by a midwife have better outcomes compared with those whose care is led by a physician or shared among disciplines, according to a systematic review of 13 trials involving 16,242 women published August 22 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
The New York Times
By Danielle Pergament
June 15, 2012
Medscape, January, 2012
From Your Baby Booty - this is a video interview that explains what we do comapred to the OB office.
NPR story about a midwife who never wants to stop.