Quoting Audra's mommy:" That sounds awesome! Honestly, I'm kind of scared because of the blood clot issues. Before that it was ... [snip!] ... she thinks it'll be ok or not. She said we'll have to talk about the issues but she's done women on blood thinners before."
That sounds wonderful!
I loved my midwives. My appointments were 30 - 45 minutes of sitting on a couch talking about pregnancy and childbirth with the midwives. I was offered all the same tests as my friends who had OBs (some I chose to do, some I declined after talking about the pros and cons with the midwives and doing my own research). My friends with OBs complained that they would wait for a long time to see the doctor, then might see him/her for 5 minutes and wouldn't have enough time to ask questions.
I also liked that I knew my birth team. I know that most nurses are very good, but I couldn't be guaranteed to get one that was knowledgeable and able to support an unmedicated birth. This was important to me (as was feeling comfortable around my support team