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Hospitals Dropping Nurse-Midwife Programs

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Hospitals Dropping Nurse-Midwife Programs

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Hospitals Dropping Nurse-Midwife Programs

Hospitals Dropping Nurse-Midwife Programs

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A number of hospitals have ended their programs in which nurse-midwives work with doctors to deliver babies. The midwives feel they are being shut out. The doctors say it's a health and liability issue. Janet Heimlich reports.