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What You Need to Know about Midwifery Care

Why You Should Consider Midwifery Care[This is also an episode of Friday Free Talk on The Tranquility Tribe Podcast on iTunes. Listen here.]
Hey, Tranquility Tribe!Have you ever wondered about the differences between a midwife and an OB/GYN?Are you considering finding a midwife but not sure what type to look for?Did you know that many midwives do more than just birth work?Today, Hehe sits down with Hannah Proctor, a certified nurse midwife who graduated from Vanderbilt, to talk about the ins and outs of midwifery!
Differences in approach
Midwives and OB/GYNs differ mainly in how they approach the birth process.Midwives tend to have a more individualized perspective when interacting with an expectant parent, with a stronger focus on viewing the woman as a whole person and taking into account her hobbies, family, and past experiences.Because of this approach, midwives typically think about an expectant parent as more of a partner than a patient.On the other hand, OB/GYNs take more of a s…

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