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More babies born at home, teen births down
Union Democrat

More parents in Tuolumne County are opting to have babies at home, according to a database of birth certificates issued in 2014 compiled by The Union Democrat.

In all, 561 children were born in Tuolumne County. Among them, 25 were born at home and five at the Sierra Natural Birthing Center. One child was born in a car in Twain Harte, according to certificates filed in the County Recorder’s Office.

In the almost two years from Jan. 1, 2012, to Sept. 30, 2013, 29 of 917 babies were born at home.