Midwife Information

For low-risk pregnancies women may choose to receive midwifery care and delivery. According to the American College of Nurse Midwives, some benefits of receiving midwifery care include decreased risk of needing a cesarean and reduced rates of labor induction and augmentation, reduced use of regional anesthesia, decreased infant mortality rates, decreased risk of preterm birth, decreased third and fourth degree perineal tears, lower costs for both clients and insurers, increased chances of having a positive start to breastfeeding and increased satisfaction with quality of care.

The Birthing Spa - Midwife