Live Births by Place of Delivery and Type of Attendant,
Michigan Residents, 2020

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 104,154 100.0 101,969 100.0 1,679 100.0 82 100.0 420 100.0
Physician, M.D. 71,048 68.2 70,905 69.5 2 *   –   -   137 32.6
Physician, D.O. 21,841 21.0 21,800 21.4 –   -   –   -   41 9.8
Nurse, Nurse-midwife or Midwife 9,194 8.8 8,918 8.7 202 12.0 39 47.6 35 8.3
Other 2,036 2.0 320 0.3 1,471 87.6 43 52.4 202 48.1

 

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

Source: 2020 Michigan Resident Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.