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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.

Why I became a Nurse Midwife?

When I was 22 I met a home birth midwife from Northern California. She was my good friend's sister. I could see that she loved her calling. I went to school to become a nurse midwife in 1982 and graduated in 1983. I have had the privilege of delivering more than 5,700 babies since then. It is still a miracle every single time I am attending a birth. The most special moment in a woman's life is shared with me and I appreciate their trust. I have the best career in the world!!!

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