LA midwife convicted of practicing medicine without a license HealthDest

LA midwife convicted of practicing medicine without a license  HealthDest

LA midwife convicted of practicing medicine without a license

Yun said the mother met McCall when she was seven months pregnant and had just moved back to Los Angeles from Colorado.

McCall, who was also a doula, or birthing coach, had a business for expecting mothers, the Birth Connection, Yun said.

McCall told the woman that she could give her a deal because she was a student midwife, Yun said. When it came time for delivery, McCall assured the woman that she would contact a licensed midwife to supervise her, as required by state law.

However, when the woman went into labor Nov. 23, 2007, and called McCall, the student midwife made...read more!Article source: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/08/la-midwife-convicted.html

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