When we chose our first home-birth midwife, we had to commute 4 hours each way, with a toddler in-tow, for appointments. We then temporarily moved to the town where our midwife lived for several weeks surrounding the birth to get the care we wanted… NEEDED. When we chose our second home-birth midwife, we moved to the town where she lives, permanently. When we chose our third home-birth midwife, it took juggling 3 midwives’ schedules to keep us covered, as they were stretched by the demand of so many women birthing at home the same month. May YHWH bless all midwives!
EVERY woman should have access to these extraordinary, supportive women who have astounding wisdom from years of experience in in-depth, holistic fertility & perinatal care.
“The mortality rate per 1,000 births was 0.35 in the home birth group, 0.57 in hospital births attended by midwives, and 0.64 among those attended by physicians, according to the study. ”
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Hmm… nearly triple the chance of death (not just damage– DEATH!) with an OBGYN!
When we’re as wealthy financially as we are in other areas, I want to become this avenue of healing…
before my grandchildren are born!
Awesome opportunities for training all around me… soon…