Dr. DiCampli describes a midwife and explains if it is safe to have a midwife deliver your baby.
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How Safe a Midwife Assisted Birth Is I am Dr. Jesika DiCampli and I am a certified professional midwife and naturopathic physician in the state of Arizona. A midwife is a healthcare provider who establishes care for women in the prenatal period during labor and delivery and following the delivery in postpartum care. Midwives offer alternatives to an in-hospital setting of birth and delivery in a more natural way. It’s very safe. It’s optimal for a woman who is healthy and obviously, you know, at home you are not going to be doing any heroic measures or any high-risk pregnancy type deliveries. It’s just for the standard healthy woman with one baby in a non-breach position.