You Were Made For This
As a midwife, I believe in a woman's ability to make decisions about herself and her baby, and am honored to participate in nurturing a beautiful event in their lives where they should feel encouraged and strengthened by those serving them.
Beth Oster, CPM
The Midwives Model of Care
The Midwives Model of Care is based on the fact that pregnancy and birth are normal life processes.
The Midwives Model of Care includes:
Monitoring the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle
Providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support
Minimizing technological interventions
Identifying and referring women who require obstetrical attention
The application of this woman-centered model of care has been proven to reduce the incidence of birth injury, trauma, and cesarean section.
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