Live Births by Place of Delivery and Type of Attendant,
Michigan Residents, 2019

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 107,917 100.0 106,205 100.0 1,322 100.0 95 100.0 295 100.0
Physician, M.D. 75,153 69.6 75,032 70.6 4 *   –   -   117 39.7
Physician, D.O. 21,625 20.0 21,605 20.3 –   -   –   -   20 6.8
Nurse, Nurse-midwife or Midwife 9,543 8.8 9,066 8.5 393 29.7 61 64.2 23 7.8
Other 1,587 1.5 502 0.5 918 69.4 34 35.8 133 45.1

 

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

Source: 2019 Michigan Resident Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.