After nearly a century of declining popularity, the percentage of home births in the United States jumped by nearly 30 percent in a recent five year period. That's according to the Midwives Alliance of North America. That number might increase even more across the South Plains in the next few years, now that a midwifery training program is in the works through the guidance of medical professionals at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. Our guest today during HealthWise at Five was Christine Stuart, Certified Nurse Midwife, with big plans to help others who would like her same training.
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