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can reduce costs and improve infant and maternal mortality by providing
universal access to prenatal care with doctors, nurse midwives, and
Certified Professional Midwives. Please give poor, at-risk women
access to primary midwifery care that wealthy women are able to buy:
INCLUDE COVERAGE OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIVES IN ANY GOV’T FUNDED
HEALTH PLAN INCLUDING MEDICAID.
Take Washington State’s best
practices to the other Washington: the government should pay no more
for cesarean birth than for complicated vaginal birth, and provide
Medicaid clients access to the midwifery model of care.