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Federal Study: Nurse Midwives Could Fill Rural Maternity-Care Gaps

A bill in Congress would encourage more providers to practice in rural areas. By Thomas Goldsmith Marieta Rangel, who lives in Dudley, a community in rural Wayne County, came to Goldsboro  the other day for a pregnancy checkup with Jennifer Perry-Hidalgo, a certified nurse midwife. Perry-Hidalgo got Rangel’s daughter, Ariana, 6, involved in the visit […]