Ebidentzia zientifikoa

Ikerketa askok diote etxean erditzea ospitalean erditzea bezain segurua dela arrisku baxuko erditzeetan; batez ere multiparoak diren kasuetan. Horrez gain, esku hartzeak urriagoak dira etxeko erditzeetan. Jarraian dauden ikerketa hauek esandakoaren adibide dira:

Janssen PA, Saxell L, Page LA, Klein MC, Liston RM, Lee SK. Outcomes of planned home birth with registered midwife versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician. CMAJ 2009;181:377-83. 

Jonge Ank, Mesman Jeanette A J M, ManniënJudith, Zwart Joost J, van Dillen Jeroen, van Roosmalen Jos et al. Severe adverse maternal outcomes among low risk women with planned home versus hospital births in the Netherlands: nationwide cohort study

 Jonge A, van der Goes B, Ravelli A, Amelikink-Verburg M, Mol B, Nijhuis J, Bennebroek Gravenhorst J, Buitendikik S. Perinatal mortality and morbidity in a nationwide cohort of 529688 low risk planned home and hospital birth. BJOG 2009; 116:1177-1184.

 Kenneth C Johnson and Betty-Anne Daviss.Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America. BMJ 2005;330:1416 (18 June).

Olsen O, Clausen JA. Planned hospital birth versus planned home birth. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD000352. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000352.pub2.

Ruiz-Callado, Raúl; Romero-Salord, Fidel; Fontanillo-Garrote, Alicia. Mortalidad perinatal en los partos únicos asistidos a término en España entre 1995 y 2009 según ocurrieran en domicilio particular o en centro sanitario. Enfermería. Comunitaria (rev. digital) 2012, 8(1).

Wax JR, Pinette MG, Cartin A. Home versus hospital birth–process and outcome. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2010 Feb;65(2):132-40.