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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.

when I knew I loved my midwife

During my prenatals with my midwife - she spent time talking and listening to me. She helped me to let go of my fears. My mother and brother died in childbirth, my midwife said "you are not your mother." A light went off and I realized that I was healthy and strong. My mother was unfortunately not healthy and her doctor ignored her problems. She went to a hospital and was alone without support when she went into labor. I felt very supported throughout my pregnancy and home birth. Thank you!

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