Why midwife-led care?

  • Women are significantly more likely to have a spontaneous vaginal birth and initiate breastfeeding successfully,
  • They are less likely to experience episiotomy and instrumental delivery,
  • And more likely to feel in control during labour and childbirth.

Sandall et al. (2010). Improving Quality and Safety in Maternity Care: The Contribution of Midwife‐Led Care. Journal of midwifery & women’s health, 55(3), 255-261.