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March 4th, 2010, 07:53 PM
sodagirl sodagirl is offline
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Originally Posted by _Brandy_ View Post
I would let him know what the research says, it is as safe OR safer at home than in the hospital. You mention 0.1% chance of "something going wrong at home", the chance is higher in the hospital of "something going wrong". To me, that speaks volumes.

Good luck!
I was the one more on the fence - and my DH pointed exactly this out. We've been taught that - oh the hospital is the safest choice - but it actually isn't. Something could go wrong either place - and statistically it's more likely in the hospital. I don't want to be in the hospital and have something go wrong - and think - if only I had stayed home where it was safer.
Here is the study that convinced me:

good luck

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