5 Benefits of Choosing a Midwife for Your Pregnancy Care

Are you considering using a midwife as a part of your birthing team? We applaud you! Midwives play a valuable role during their clients’ pregnancy, delivery and postpartum care. They are trained in the “art of birth,” so to speak, and their support and encouragement...

Pregnancy: What’s Normal & What’s Not

The two scariest pregnancies are often your first – and your second. You really don’t know what the heck is normal or not the first time around. Then, the second pregnancy can be so different than the first that you can’t tell what’s normal or not in that one either....

4 Differences Between a Midwife and a Physician

We love our midwives here at Overlake OB/GYN. They allow us to give the ultimate well-rounded care to our pregnant mothers and their babies. While there was a time when midwives were the only assistance available to women in labor, they quickly faded into the...

What is a Midwife? We’re Glad You Asked!

More women are choosing midwives to assist with their childbirth journey, but there is still confusion about their exact role in prenatal care and birth.  A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that in 2009 a midwife assisted one...