Annndddd....not doing it. She was nice and we will probably ask her to be our doula (she also does doula work and assists the one other homebirth midwife in the area who is not taking clients due in July right now), but she has only be a licensed midwife for 7 years, and has not taken any clients of her own since moving to Vermont 4 years ago!!! We would be her first clients in 4 years, and she basically only has 3 years of practicing midwifery on her own before that. No thank you. I also visited the birth center midwife practice before thanksgiving and loved it, everyone was super nice and I felt like we'd be in great hands and very well supported for our natural birth, so that is what we are doing! It feels GREAT to have this figured out and know where my prenatal care will be and who will be delivering my baby! It was bugging me still having that up in the air at almost 10 weeks! I have an appt next week and will hopefully get to hear the hb, and given my slight concern about having my dates wrong I bet they will send me for an u/s. Finally this feels like it is really happening!