Report shows more women giving birth at home

By WEEK Producer

March 4, 2014 Updated Mar 4, 2014 at 10:45 PM CDT

A new government report reveals more women are choosing to give birth at home.

Although still rare, births outside a hospital increased .1 percent to 1.4 percent in 2012.

The report found delivering a baby at home or in a birthing center was more common among those living in the northwestern states.

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