Jodie Turner-Smith and other celebrities who gave birth at home
The actress revealed she spent 4 days in labor at home
© <p>Getty Images</p>
Historically, babies were born at home. This was normal practice until the beginning of the 20th century, when babies began to be born in hospitals. The popularity of home births has increased in recent years, although they remain a tiny proportion of all births, at around 1%.
If you decide to opt for a home birth, there are certain things that you must take into consideration. You need to have everything planned. It is essential to have a certified midwife, whose education meets very high standards, or an obstetrics doctor who practices within a regulated health system.
Many people advocate for home births, including many of your favorite stars. Click through to see who gave birth at home.