I would rather have an increased risk of intervention and birth in a hospital where I feel safe knowing there is medical help available if needed. What if the baby needs intubating or resusing in the lounge room, or the mother needs a emergency caesar? It could be too late before the ambulance even arrives. In saying that I'm sure the atmosphere would be a lot nicer at home, I would consider a birth centre if there was one close to us. Both hospital and home birth have there pros and cons, I think it's just up to the individual on what they feel comfortable with.
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