Objectives—This report describes changes between 2020and 2021 in the percentage of home births by month, race and Hispanic origin, and state of residence of the mother, and makes comparisons with changes occurring between 2019 and 2020. Methods—Data are based on birth certificates filed in the 50 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) and collected through
the National Vital Statistics System. Changes in the percentage of home births in the United States from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021 are compared by race and Hispanic origin, month,
and state of residence of the mother.
NVSS: Changes in Home Births by Race and Hispanic Origin and State of Residence of Mother: United States, 2019–2020 and 2020–2021