This week has been proclaimed Florida Licensed Midwives Week by the office of Florida Governor Charlie Crist, coinciding with National Midwifery Week, a time to recognize the contributions of Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs), Certified Midwives (CMs) and Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) nationwide. The American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) publicly announces the week with an …
NPR reported on the rise of homebirths with midwives in the United States.
Article published in the March, 2010 edition of the Osprey Observer. Brandon Area Midwife Brings Childbirth Experience to Comfort of Home. Sweet Child O’ Mine, midwife homebirth service in Brandon, Tampa, Florida.
A Recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that planned homebirth with a registered midwife is just as safe if not safer than hospital birth. The study concludes that “planned home birth attended by a registered midwife was associated with very low and comparable rates of perinatal death and reduced rates of obstetric interventions and other adverse perinatal …