Physician Elizabeth Allemann’s training in the medical-model of care taught her to fear second stage. What happened when the research lead her to the midwifery model? Find out in an illuminating story that is sure to remind you how doctors and midwives can work together for the best health of mother and baby.
About Author: Elizabeth Allemann
Elizabeth Allemann, MD, is board certified in both Family Medicine and Medical Acupuncture. She has had the great honor to attended births with obstetricians, family physicians, nurses, certified nurse-midwives, certified professional midwives and midwives with no formal credentials in homes, birth centers and hospitals. Now retired from direct maternity care, Elizabeth focuses her professional energies on providing primary care to families in her private practice, writing and advocacy. View all posts by Elizabeth Allemann