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More US Women Birthing the Old-fashioned Way

A small but growing number of women in the United States are choosing to give birth using the services of a certified nurse-midwife rather than an obstetrician. The number of midwife-attended births - at home, in birthing centers and in hospitals - reached 8.6% of all births in 2012. Beth Drake of Derwood, Maryland is one of those statistics. She recently gave birth to baby Debra with the help of a certified nurse-midwife in the comfort of her own home. The first-time mother decided on...

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