Live Births by Place of Delivery and Type of Attendant,
Michigan Residents, 2015

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 113,211 100.0 111,534 100.0 1,295 100.0 112 100.0 270 100.0
Physician, M.D. 81,708 72.2 81,613 73.2 5 *   1 *   89 33.0
Physician, D.O. 22,157 19.6 22,137 19.8 –   -   1 *   19 7.0
Nurse, Nurse-midwife or Midwife 7,826 6.9 7,230 6.5 556 42.9 28 25.0 12 4.4
Other 1,510 1.3 551 0.5 728 56.2 82 73.2 149 55.2

 

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

Source: 2015 Michigan Resident Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.