5 Common Questions About Midwives and Midwifery Care

Here at Overlake OB/GYN we are proud to offer well-rounded care to our patients and this includes a staff of compassionate and dedicated midwives. Years ago, midwives were a normal attendance at virtually every birth in cultures all over the world. The industrial...

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...