Expert comment: Midwives

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  Dr. William McCool

  Associate Professor of Nurse Midwifery  

  University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


   Practices full-scope midwifery care.

   Researches women's stress and anxiety levels during pregnancy to  determine if it is directly related to the labor and delivery experiences.      Also, conducts research to understand why some pregnant women     experience intense, but uncomplicated births, while others suffer    from a variety of complications and less desirable outcomes.

   Teaches undergraduate and graduate midwifery students.