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Birthwise Midwifery School is an accredited institution founded in 1994 in Bridgton, Maine. Birthwise offers a 3-year midwifery certificate program, a 14-month midwifery assistant program, and Doula Training workshops. Student financial aid is available through the Federal Student Financial Aid program as well as two institutional scholarships. The program is accredited by the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council and licensed by the Maine Department of Education and the New Hampshire Department of Education. International students are eligible to enroll.

November 2, 2020
  • Birthwise Equity Committee Mtg

    November 2, 2020  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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November 5, 2020
  • Community Check Ins

    November 5, 2020  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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    Time: Nov 5, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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November 13, 2020
  • BIPOC Community Check-in

    November 13, 2020  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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November 15, 2020
  • 2021 Campus Priority Application Deadline

    November 15, 2020

    Applications are due for applicants who are applying to the 2021 Campus cohort of the Midwifery Program. 

    After today, we hope to continue accepting applications as space allows.

    For more information about applying, please visit our website HERE.

November 19, 2020
  • Community Check in

    November 19, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Topic: Community Check In
    Time: Nov 19, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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November 24, 2020
  • Lake Region Coalition to End Domestic and Sexualized Violence

    November 24, 2020  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    For questions or to get the zoom link to attend, contact Stephanie Noyes

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Midwifery Matters

Birthwise's biannual journal of research and evidence-based information for out-of-hospital midwives

The Birth House

Birthwise’s freestanding birth center and free community clinic

Together, staff midwives and Birthwise Midwifery School students operate the Birth House, an on-site clinic and freestanding birth center that offers free Well Body and reproductive health services to the community at low cost. The Birth House uses a service-learning model and students are involved in all aspects of care under the supervision of a midwife, gaining valuable experience while providing much-needed and quality care to the western Maine community. Learn more.

The Birth House services include:

Births & Prenatal Care Annual Well Body Exams
Breast Exams Pap Smears
Nutritional Counseling Family Planning Counseling
Fertility Awareness Education Routine screening for STIs and GYN infections

The Birth House