A midwife is not a doctor. They've got training but have not attended medical school. Sometimes they have gone through nursing school but not always. You can ask your doctor about a midwife. They may have one in their office or have referrals. I had an MD at my deliveries but some people do opt for just a midwife. good luck and happy baby making
I've delivered with a midwife and with doctors- I personally prefer the midwife. You do need to seek one out- sometimes they are in a practice with doctors, other times you have to find them outside the practice. What's most important is that you are comfortable with whomever you choose- you can have a bad midwife, just as easily as a bad doctor, so make sure that you are on the same page with whomever your health care provider of choice is.
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