Shared from VitalsWhy I Had My Babies With a Midwife Instead of a DoctorBeth Skwarecki11/20/15 10:39am57523EditUnshareInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink “Are you having an ultrasound?” the midwife asked, at my first appointment. I thought there had been a miscommunication: nobody had told me whether I would have one. “Well, it’s up to you,” she said. She could explain the pros and cons, but the decision was mine. Welcome to the midwifery model of care.