Homebirth is safe for low-risk women. This is something we've known all along. Makes sense right? Birth isn't an emergency even though, yes, emergencies can happen. I mean I can walk out my door and a car hits me, emergency! However, I'm not going to change the severity level of walking. When I walk it's low-risk, same with pregnancy and birth.
This article is a great read for those wanting to know their options and the true safety of them.