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  • Home births and insurance

    I am six weeks pregnant with my first child and in the process of finding a midwife. I would like to do a homebirth, and it seems like most home births are with CPMs. However, I would like for this to be covered by my insurance, which wants me to select an in-network midwife. From what I can tell, the...
    Posted to Homebirth (Forum) by acornfromthetree on 06-08-2010
  • Malpractice Insurance?

    Hi there, I am a first time mom-to-be who is expecting my little guy at the end of March 2010. When I signed the contract with the birthing center and midwife of my choice, I noticed that the contract stated quite clearly at the end that the midwife is currently practicing without malpractice insurance...
  • Midwives in IL

    Can anyone explain to me the legal status of midwives in IL, and why the Direct entry Midwives are not certified by the state of IL? I also found on my insurance policy that home births are not covered, but practicing midwives in an approved facility are. How do I go about talking to my insurance company...
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