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What does LM stand for?

LM stands for Lay Midwife (midwife without a medical degree)

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They believe homebirth to be much healthier for mother and baby versus hospital birth and they weren't really excited about going unassisted, so their only other option was to choose the lay midwife that lived more than an hour away I would love to answer any questions you or anyone else may have about my birth experiences or homebirth in general.
After this, I started to look for more books, and a possibility to become a lay midwife.
The act was challenged by a lay midwife, Julia Lange-Kessler, who learned to deliver babies while apprenticing with other midwives.
A rural Wisconsin lay midwife was charged in connection with the death of an infant she delivered.