Checking in with a midwife once? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 09-21-2011, 02:51 PM - Thread Starter
jaylily's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 282
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Has anyone done this? I've UP'd and still plan on UC'ing but wouldn't mind checking in with a midwife once before the birth.  How do you find a supportive midwife, especially so late (I'm due very soon!)

jaylily is offline  
#2 of 2 Old 09-21-2011, 07:23 PM
Violetamor's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My best friend just had her first baby unassisted and she did this.  I'm glad she did because the midwife helped her get a birth cert.  She was really cool about her having a UC.  She even saw her for a postpartum and when I called with questions after the birth she was very helpful. 

I recommend talking to friends and finding out who all the midwives are and calling them.  Tell them about your plans for an UC and ask how they feel about it. 

I had my first UC without doing this. 



Violetamor is offline  

Quick Reply
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off