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Moments of truth are personal. They happen in different ways for everyone, and for different reasons. Have you ever wondered about the way other people approach their health and their care? Below, check out stories from real people like you about their experiences with the US health care system and with midwifery care. You can also share your own here.

All about bringing a new family member into the world

We were having our first child and I was attending a regular OBGYN when around our 20th week visit we decided to switch to a midwife. We felt the doctors were more about getting through patients and making money than being a part of bringing another life into the world. Our nurse-midwife is more like a friend than a doctor visit. She is all about bringing our child into the world the way we want not what will make the most money or what is easier/faster for her. I love having her for delivery and would recommend her or another nurse-midwife in a heartbeat. It is absolutely the best experience for bringing a child into the world! It's good to have an advocate for a birth you want in a world that believes in drugs and what seems like forcing the baby into the world before they are ready.

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