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Why we chose a midwife

When Vance and I opened our minds to the possibility of having a little one of our own, a lot of things were unclear: when would she or he arrive? What would childcare look like when I went back to work? Would we dare to use cloth diapers? One thing was always clear, though: as long as the pregnancy remained low-risk, I'd see a midwife for both prenatal care and the delivery. A few years ago,…