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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.

My Well Woman Midwife

Since I was a child I knew that I would have a midwife at the birth of my child, and so it was. I loved every moment of my prenatal care, birth, and post natal experience. When a year passed and I needed an annual well woman exam I couldn't bring myself to go to a doctor, even though it's what I'd done my whole life. I had come to expect the kind and gentle appointments with my midwives, who really took the time to care for my health. Thankfully, I had learned that Nurse-Midwives can do all the tests, exams and prescriptions that a doctor can do when it comes to women care. Hurray! It was at that first (non pregnant) meeting with my CNM that I knew I would forever choose this route for my future health care.

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