Midwives Are Growing in Popularity. Here’s What You Need to Know – Healthline

Read article - Quotes Timothy Fisher, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, about the state of midwifery in the U.S. "The midwifery model of care emphasizes normalcy and wellness. It empowers women and gives them greater ownership of their health, their pregnancy, and the outcomes of that pregnancy based on choices that they're able to make," says Fisher. "Unfortunately, the medical model of prenatal care can take some of that ownership away, in a way that can ultimately be detrimental for some people."