• The average length of labor (from 3-4cm. of dilation of the cervix and regular contractions) for first-time mothers is 10 1/2 hours.
  • We have had only ONE transfer to a hospital for a first-time mother during labor.
  • The overall transfer rate to a hospital during labor is 7.9%.
  • The cesarean-section rate for women beginning labor at home is 5.3%.