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Old 01-28-2013, 07:04 PM   #6
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Re: Midwife service- labor at home and then transfer to hospital for pushing?

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Originally Posted by crunchymamaNY View Post
If you have whoever is on call at a hospital, then why hire a midwife to help you get through the labor part at home? Wouldn't it be cheaper to just stick with your doula? I'm kind of confused, sorry.
I really don't want a hospital birth and am trying to figure out a way to limit the amount of time I need to be there. Ideally I would only need to go for pushing and be able to do everything else at home with my doula or midwife. I'm just trying to figure out how it would all work out financially.
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