If you are expecting a child, you have several types of health care providers to choose from. Most pregnant women receive their treatment from an obstetrician, but using the services of a midwife is also a good choice in many instances. About 8 percent of all births in the United States are performed by midwives, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. This article examines some of the reasons you might want to consider a midwife for your pregnancy care.
20 February 2015