Midwives, Myths, and the Real Story

By Vicki O Neal
051613 5 Midwives Myths

Mention the word “midwife” and some people still think of boiling water and birthing at home. It’s one of many common misconceptions about the modern practice of midwifery. Here are five common myths and the real story about the care nurse midwives provide for their patients.​​​​​

Time to Check Up on Your Checkups

By Jonathan Burnett, MD
Stay up to date with Well-Child Visits

During the first 2-3 years of your child’s life, you become very familiar with her doctor’s office. You stop in every few months to see how your child is growing, developing and learning and to make sure she’s caught up on her vaccines to help protect against many nasty diseases. But as she grows, are you keeping up with the well-child check-ups?