Midwives and Technology: Maximizing Local Care

Sense4BabyIncAssetsAcquiredByAirStripAs a midwife in the Netherlands for more than twenty years, I have personally experienced how technology in obstetrics has transformed how we deliver care to expectant mothers. With more than 2,000 midwives in the Netherlands, many healthy women – those not typically at risk of complications – choose to receive care directly from a midwife in their own communities. By having access to technologies that have traditionally been found only in the hospital, we are able to provide the best care possible and can monitor for any signs of risk to refer patients to an obstetrician if needed.

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