So sadly I'm not in a state where medicaid will pay for homebirths :( but I'm still kicking it around with my husband. We live 40 minutes from the nearest hospital w/ a maternity ward which is kind of scary.... plus we are low on funds. I just picked up Spiritual Midwifery and am going to meditate on it since it's what my intuition is telling me is best.
Anyways. Speaking of medicaid (or insurance in general) has anyone had issues doing a home birth after having conventional care throughout the pregnancy? I'm currently driving over an hour and a half to a hospital that offers MWs..... I would probably switch practices to the closest one incase I have an issue then I am at least a patient somewhere and can be rushed to a hospital without it being an issue.
Could I get kicked off of medicaid for this (homebirth)? Or are there any legal issues involved? I'm in Ohio which to the best of my knowledge doesn't have legislation for or against this.