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Published February 27 2013

Different types of midwives

Different types of midwives exist, but two are most common – certified midwives and certified nurse-midwives.

Certified nurse-midwives attend almost 8 percent of births in the U.S., and 96 percent of those births are in hospitals, according to the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Here are differences between the four:

Source: American College of Nurse-Midwives

– Forum staff reports