Midwifery vs Medical Model of Care

Midwifery Vs Medical Model of Care

What are the biggest differences in care between a midwife and an obstetrician?  For the most part, it is not the types of care that are given.  It is the attitude behind the care given.  I got this comparison chart from Birth Monopoly.  If you have time, go over and read more on midwifery care …

What is a Midwife?

What Does a Midwife Do?

According to the Texas Midwifery law, a midwife: A) provides the necessary supervision, care, and advice to a woman during NORMAL pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; (B) conducts a NORMAL delivery of a child; and (C) provides NORMAL newborn care. What does this mean? Texas Legislature has determined that childbirth is a natural process …