Midwifery 2019 Oct 9;77:144-154. Epub 2019 Jul 9.
Senior Director, Maternal and Child Health, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Objectives: To compare neonatal and maternal outcomes, and the relative risk of interventions between mothers attended to by midwives, general practitioners, and obstetricians, and to assess the cost-effectiveness of the employee-model of midwifery-led care in Nova Scotia, Canada, when compared with general practitioners.
Design, Setting, And Participants: The study was a retrospective cohort study involving routinely collected clinical and administrative data from all low-risk births from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2017. There were 24,662 observations. Read More