Live Births by Place of Delivery and Type of Attendant,
Michigan Residents, 2016

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 113,374 100.0 111,729 100.0 1,273 100.0 126 100.0 246 100.0
Physician, M.D. 81,451 71.8 81,374 72.8 2 *   –   -   75 30.5
Physician, D.O. 22,007 19.4 21,993 19.7 1 *   –   -   13 5.3
Nurse, Nurse-midwife or Midwife 8,294 7.3 7,731 6.9 505 39.7 34 27.0 24 9.8
Other 1,614 1.4 631 0.6 757 59.5 92 73.0 134 54.5

 

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

Source: 2016 Michigan Resident Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.