Think nurse midwives only deliver babies? Think again! Learn about all of the services they have to offer women.
One is a highly trained medical professional, while the other is a nonclincal professional trained to give physical emotional support. But they can and do work together!
Many women looking for a more personal and intimate birthing experience choose a midwife instead of an OB-GYN and the conventional doctor-patient relationship that goes with it. Krista Afumbom, 34, had a water birth with her first child and is preparing to labor in water with her second baby in April. Both times she chose … Read More
Krista Afumbom knew she wanted her labor and childbirth experience to be as natural as possible. She chose to use a midwife for her delivery. “They took a lot of time getting to know me as an individual and addressing my concerns. I think that really helped establish good trust between us,” Ms. Afumbom says. … Read More