TEXAS HOME BIRTH

Are you considering a home birth in Texas?

This website exists to provide accurate information to expecting parents and to clinicians about home birth in Texas, including:

    • how out-of-hospital (OOH) birth is regulated
    • who performs OOH birth and how they are trained
    • the known risks and benefits of OOH birth
    • what happens when there is an error or adverse outcome
    • the protocol for transferring to a hospital from an OOH birth

A thorough knowledge of these topics will help Texas women make truly informed decisions about where and with whom to deliver their baby.