Doctors and Midwives

Types of Midwives and Doctors

100 years ago, one doctor was very much like the next, at least in their base of knowledge. Medicine had not yet branched out into the specialities which are common today. Accordingly, a midwife was almost always a layperson with some experience in assisting women giving birth in the home. Today there seems to be… »

Doctors, Midwives and Doulas

The large majority of the pregnant women reading this will have their babies in hospitals attended by obstetricians. However, for most women there are other options which are equally safe and may address your personal needs and philosophy. Several different types of health care clinicians attend births. However, remember two things when you go looking… »