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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.

Paternalism

I realized my healthcare provider had abused my trust in her to make paternalistic decisions about my contraceptive choices based on outdated evidence and mostly her own judgmental view of my lifestyle. I never missed my midwife more.

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