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The Canadian Birth Place Study: Development, validation, and administration of a questionnaire to multi-disciplinary maternity care providers

Schummers L, Vedam S, Fairbrother N, Klein M, Kaczorowski J. The Canadian Birth Place Study: Development, validation, and administration of a questionnaire to multi-disciplinary maternity care providers. Canadian Journal of Midwifery and Practice. Accepted October, 2011; In press. Abstract   The debate between professional groups in Canada about the advisability of planned home birth continues. […]

The Canadian birth place study of provider experiences with planned home birth

2012     Vedam S, Schummers L, Stoll K, Rogers J, Klein MC, Fairbrother N, Dharamsi S, Liston R, Kaczorowski J. The Canadian birth place study of provider experiences with planned home birth. Midwifery. Accepted June 2012; In Press. Abstract   Objectives: 1) To describe educational, practice, and personal experiences related to home birth practice among Canadian […]

In Search of a Common Agenda for Planned Home Birth in America

2012    Vedam S. (2012) In Search of a Common Agenda for Planned Home Birth in America. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 21(2): In press. Abstract   Leading maternity provider organizations in North America have been in conflict about birth at home and birth centers, debating issues related to safety, access, the value of obstetric […]