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My Moment of Truth is personal and different for each individual. It may be the moment you realized that it was time to take a look at the real truth behind your health care experience; the moment you realized that a midwife was the right health care provider for you; or other realizations (related to your health care) as your explore the information and resources that Our Moment of Truth™ has shared with you.
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Finally, a Midwife

My first child was born on a military base. I gained 70 lbs during the pregnancy and distinctly remember comments such as "your blood pressure is a little high" and "you're spilling glucose in your urine" but what did I know? I was a young 20 year old in her first pregnancy. My second child was attended by a community OB doctor. Still a lot of weight gain and no teaching. By the time I was pregnant with my third baby my insurance offered a midwife for my provider. I learned more about gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia than ever before. I maintained my weight to a reasonable 30 lbs and had a very healthy pregnancy. My fourth child was even less weight gain and much more healthy and active than ever before. I learned what a healthy pregnancy was when I was cared for by midwives. Now, I am studying to be a midwife. They have affected my life well beyond childbirth. They took the time to teach and help me become the person that I am today.

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