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Indra Lusero's quest to fight for Colorado midwives started with her own pregnancy

Soon after Indra Lusero gave birth in the bedroom of her Highlands bungalow in 2003, she made a decision: She wasn't going to be the typical midwifery client who had her baby and then never thought about midwives again. No, she was going to become an advocate for the centuries-old, often misunderstood profession. It's a path that took her to law school and now to the State Capitol. Read about Lusero's journey, and the ongoing battle between Colorado midwives and doctors, in this week's feature, "Special Delivery."
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Melanie Asmar is a staff writer for Westword. She joined the paper in 2009 and has won awards for her stories about education, immigration and epic legal battles. Got a tip? She'd love to hear it.
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