Segment: Midwives = better birth outcomes

A recent study found that states that have integrated midwives into their childbirth centers have relatively better outcomes for mothers and babies than states that do not. 

In this video, Mary Lou Kopas, head of UW Medicine’s midwifery program at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, describes how midwives work alongside obstetricians as part of a team — and a Seattle mom tells why she chose a midwife for the birth of her second child.

UW Medicine