Is there a reason why most CNMs don't do homebirths? - page 3
by klone 5,629 Views | 24 Comments
Is it liability/insurance, or something different? I've made the decision to go back to school to get my CNM. As a former homebirther myself, the idea of attending homebirths appeals to me, but it seems very rare that CNMs... Read More
- 0Mar 28, '10 by CEGQuote from Christy72Yes they can. I had a CNM attended homebirth there 1.5 years ago and I have three friends in the Chicago area who own their own CNM homebirth businesses.CNM cannot attend home births in IL. Sigh!
- 0Apr 18, '10 by cnm in progressCNM's can and do attend homebirths in Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh area has no CNM's currently attending births at home because of the lack of physicians willing to be their collaborating physician. I live in the Pittsburgh area and know a couple CNM's who had homebirth practices many years ago. The eastern half of Pennsylvania has LOTS of homebirths with CNM's, but OB's seem to have a different attitude in that part of the state.