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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.

The Calling

I had never heard of a midwife. Growing up, I had never known anyone who knew or had a midwife at their delivery. A friend happened to have a copy of Spiritual Midwifery and I opened it up one day. I could not put it down- so I borrowed it and read the whole thing in one day. Then I read it again. It felt like something opened inside me, like something I didn't know I needed was revealed. This began my path from direct entry midwife to nurse to nurse midwife. Midwifery has been my one sure thing, my one True North.

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