Live Births by Place of Delivery and Type of Attendant,
Michigan Residents, 2017

Attendant Place of Delivery
Total Hospital Intended
Home Birth
Freestanding
Birthing Clinic
Other and
Unknown1
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 111,468 100.0 109,869 100.0 1,245 100.0 120 100.0 234 100.0
Physician, M.D. 78,809 70.7 78,715 71.6 6 0.5 –   -   88 37.6
Physician, D.O. 22,087 19.8 22,073 20.1 2 *   –   -   12 5.1
Nurse, Nurse-midwife or Midwife 8,864 8.0 8,374 7.6 437 35.1 39 32.5 14 6.0
Other 1,693 1.5 707 0.6 785 63.1 81 67.5 120 51.3

 

Notes: 1Includes unintended home births.
2May or may not be certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Source: 2017 Michigan Resident Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.