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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.

August 13, 2020
  • Community Check In

    August 13, 2020  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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August 14, 2020
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    August 14, 2020  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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August 25, 2020
  • Lakes Region Coalition to End Domestic and Sexualized Violence
    Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    August 25, 2020  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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August 27, 2020
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    August 27, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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September 7, 2020
  • BIRTHWISE CLOSED in observance of Labor Day

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September 10, 2020
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    September 10, 2020  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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    Time: Sep 10, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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September 11, 2020
  • BIPOC Community Check-in

    September 11, 2020  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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    Topic: BIPOC Community Check-in
    Time: Jul 10, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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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