"A competent home birth midwife" will be able to cope with complications during labour and will have the equipment to care for mother and baby, an independent midwife told Good Morning Britain.
Virginia Howes explained: "We carry the equipment and we're highly trained. We have drugs, we have resuscitation for both mother and baby."
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