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Woman-Centered and Personalized Care with a Midwife

What women love is that there is more to maternity care with a midwife than checking blood pressure, fundal height, weigh and urine checks.

  • You will see a familiar face at each of your appointments, and you will be given adequate time to ask questions and address your concerns.

  • Your midwife is a specialist in pregnancy, birth and postpartum care who has designed a complete program of care to nurture healthy pregnancy, joyful birth and confident parenting.

  • You will receive individualize, culturally appropriate, family-centered full-scope prenatal services, and continuous care and support during labor and birth.

  • Your midwife will incorporate shared decision-making into your care so that you will feel informed and empowered to make good health decisions for you, your infant and your family.

  • Your midwife has the skills and knowledge to facilitate healthy normal childbirth, to assure comfort and safety for you and your baby, and to accommodate your family’s needs.

  • You midwife has a plan for collaboration with obstetricians, pediatricians, and other specialists in the rare case where medical care for mother or your baby is needed.

  • You will receive nurturing postpartum care and support in your home and the midwife’s office in the weeks and months after birth as you adjust to your new baby and the changes in your family.

These are just a few of the reasons why women say they prefer maternity care with a midwife. Visit for additional support and inspiration.

Mothers Naturally, For What You Care About Most is a site for women of reproductive age, their partners, and those who are providing support for expectant mothers. It is the best source for information about natural pregnancy and natural childbirth. You will find answers to common pregnancy question that are supported by the latest evidence-based research.

Citizens for Midwifery, Learn, Connect, Take Action

Citizens for Midwifery (CfM) is the only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care, and works to provide information and resources that promote the local midwife, as well as midwives and midwifery care across the country! Check out CfM's Blogspot and the other resources it has to offer. SIGN UP HERE to receive grassroots news message from CfM or to reach CfM via Facebook.