A midwife birth involves a certified nurse-midwife who is a registered nurse with advanced training in midwifery. A midwife can provide care throughout pregnancy, childbirth and after childbirth.
WHAT IS A MIDWIFE?
Certified nurse-midwives provide pregnancy and childbirth care that combines conventional and complementary care recommendations, including options like water birth, vaginal birth after Cesarean, and support for use or non-use of pain medication in labor. Midwifery is centered on wellness, nutrition and healthy lifestyles all while supporting a woman's emotional and physical wellbeing. Learn more about midwifery.
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Create a Birth Plan
A birth plan will guide you in detailing your preferences for labor and delivery so that you can discuss them with your partner and health care provider. Create a birth plan.