Despite record levels of spending on birth in the United States, the U.S ranks a dismal 60th out of 180 nations for maternal death, according to the Lancet Journal. For women of color, the picture is even more dismal.
For low risk families, research shows midwifery - whether in a hospital, birth center, or at home - is a safe, lower-cost option.
Midwives Alliance of North America has created the I am a Midwife video series to help you learn more about the topics you care most about:
What is the value of midwifery care for women, families and communities?
Is midwifery care safe?
How do midwives get training and education?
How do midwives collaborate with other healthcare professionals?
How do midwives and families work together to make decisions about care that is right for them?
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