More than a quarter of a million children are born each year in the U-S with the help of a midwife. Following up on a Public Interest program earlier this month Kojo discusses the full range of services provided by midwives with a panel of experts from midwifery practices.


  • Ruth Lubic Director of The DC Developing Families Center
  • Mary Hammond Tooke Nurse-midwife at the Bethesda Birthing Center
  • Dr. Mitchell Besser OBGYN, works in collaboration with midwives at the Birth Place in San Diego

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