Using stories from her practice, Margie Dacko reflects on the conundrum of truly knowing a due date.
Margie Dacko has attended homebirths since 1979. To date she has assisted in over 2400 births. Margie and her husband, Bruce, have been married for 43 years and together they have four children and nine grandchildren. Midwifery has meant so much to Margie, and she loves serving women and their babies.
I am a midwife in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since Nevada is a very rural state, it is not unusual for women to come to me from locations many hours away. About 15 years ago I had a client from Tonapah…