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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.

Because Women Matter

I believe in the power of women, in their bodies, in their choices, and in their ability to do incredible feats. I believe that birth is beautiful, each and every time. I believe that all women, regardless of language or economy or geographic location, deserve the highest levels of respect and care and love. Midwives encompass all of these components, and many more, including evidence-based practice, high-level research, political advocacy, and unparalleled passion for the work. I believe in women because women matter, and thus I believe in midwifery. I am a midwife. (

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