Table 3: Details of  outcomes of  the infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit in the study and control groups.

Home labor 
( )
Hospital labor 
( )

Respiratory morbidity (%)44.4 (8/18)58.8 (10/17)
Meconium aspiration syndrome (%)16.6 (3/18)5.8 (1/17)
Major congenital abnormality (%) 5.5 (1/18)0 (0/17)
Anemia (%)0 (0/18)5.8 (1/17)
Polycythemia (%)16.6 (3/18)0 (0/17)
Hyperbilirubinemia (%)11.1 (2/18)29.4 (5/17)
Caput succedaneum (%)5.5 (1/18)0 (0/17)
Neonatal mortality (%)0 (0/18)5.8 (1/17)

For all comparisons, .