This page contains an index to all policies of the Colorado Medical Society. The title of each major section is a clickable link to the related policies.


310. Pregnancy and Child Birth

310.998 Home Delivery of Newborns

The Colorado Medical Society (CMS) believes that in-hospital obstetrical care should be a healthy, family oriented experience. The CMS supports efforts to educate patients about the relative risks of home delivery in order to enable more informed decision-making. The CMS does not support the practice of home deliveries in Colorado because of the increased risk for adverse outcomes for mother and baby.
(Motion of the Board, March 2004; Reaffirmed, BOD-1, AM 2014)

310.999 Length of Hospital Stay Following Obstetric Delivery

(RES-18, IM 1996; Sunset, BOD-1, AM 2014)