Did you happen to catch the cover of Louisville’s LEO the week of May 6th?
“The midwives described their practice as a partnership that empowers women to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. When asked why a woman should choose a midwife-assisted birth over a hospital, physician-assisted birth, Aundria responded, “The research across the board says midwives are cheaper, we have better outcomes, and we use fewer interventions. That’s the point. There’s very little research out there that doesn’t support that. The medical model is about institutional relationships. It’s about a product, a treatment and a goal, and birth doesn’t work that way. It just doesn’t. When we acknowledge that we can’t institutionalize birth, the results are dramatic.”