I am trying to decide if I'm going to go the OBGYN or midwife in the hospital route for my second child. With my first I did the OBGYN. I didn't have a bad experience, I'm just curious about what my other options are. Can someone give me an idea of what it would be like to have a Midwife who is working out of a major hospital? Denver Health Med Center to be exact.
Midwife in a hospital
I have always had a midwife who is under OBGYN care. The doctor just sees me the first appointment then again at 20 weeks but the mw is there for all other appointments including the birth. I think the doctor on call is only there at the birth if there is a problem. There is a large hospital adjacent but babies are born at the birthing center. They have tubs in the rooms for water birth. Not sure if this scenario is typical, but it is all that I know.
I hope this helps.