Speaking of home births, I found an interesting article from the L.A. Times promoting the idea.
If our new president and this Congress have their way about universal health care in our country, I can guarantee there will be a surge in home births. It is one way other countries with socialized medicine have kept their costs down.
I guess that's one blessing out of the whole mess. :)
Read it here: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-block24-2008dec24,0,102434.story