Birthing at Home: The Pros and Cons

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in the United States, approximately 35,000 births (0.9%) per year occur in the home. If you’re considering a planned home birth, you probably have questions. Is it safe? Will you need...
Does a Birthing Bed Make a Difference?

Does a Birthing Bed Make a Difference?

The average cost of a hospital stay in the United States, according to HCUP, is a little over $10,700. Hospital or birthing bed costs are a major factor in this. In the United States, there are about 2.5 million beds in nursing homes and hospitals. Patients with...
The Different Kinds of Hospital Beds

The Different Kinds of Hospital Beds

If you are new to the hospital or medical world, it can seem like all hospital beds are created equal. However, this is rarely the case. A hospital bed can not only come in different sizes and styles, but can also be outfitted with several different features. In this...