What Does A Midwife Do?

What Does A Midwife Do?

by Shearly (SU)
Midwives have assisted women during childbirth for hundreds of years, but the official profession of nurse-midwife began in the US in the mid-1920s. From its beginnings in rural areas, there are now programs to certify midwives in many colleges and institutions of higher learning. A national certification exam assures soon-to-be parents that they and their child will receive the highest standard of care.