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    Should You Use a Midwife?

    When I first announced to my family that I wanted to have my baby delivered by a midwife in the hospital, I was met with serious disapproval from all sides. “You mean there isn’t going to be a doctor there?” my father-in-law asked, aghast. And my husband, sensitive ’90s type though he is, feared that […]

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    Improved Outcomes For Moms Who See Midwives

    More than 90 percent of births in the U.S. are supervised by doctors, but a growing minority of women rely on midwives to provide their primary care. A new review, published by The Cochrane Library on Tuesday, lends support to that model, finding that consistent midwife care throughout pregnancy is linked with better outcomes for […]