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What Exactly Does a Midwife Do?

As a midwife, I am often asked what exactly it is that I do? Although the percentage is rising, only 10% of births in the United States are attended by midwives, so it’s not unusual to find myself explaining my profession. The term “midwife” is...

How can I protect my baby from SIDS?

How Can I Protect My Baby From SIDS?

Naturally, bringing a new baby home can trigger a range of questions and fears for new parents. Without a doubt, the most common question we get asked is how to prevent SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome....