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Meet the 2019 Campus Cohort
Meet the 2019 Community Cohort
Birthwise celebrates twelve new graduates
Spots still open in the 2019 midwifery program
Call for Submissions for the Summer Issue of Midwifery Matters
Join Us for Independent Research Presentations, Spring 2019
Birthwise Seeks New Executive Director
Meet the 2018 Campus Cohort
Meet the 2018 Community Cohort
Spring 2019 Book List
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.
Open Forum w/Katie
April 15, 2020 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This is an open, agenda-less opportunity for all students, faculty, and staff to engage in conversation. Bring any questions, ideas, or topics you'd like.
Ask Katie anything (about Birthwise, or otherwise).
What do you want to talk about it?
Lakes Region Coalition to End Domestic and Sexualized Violence
Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA
April 28, 2020 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
LakesRegion Prevention Advocate
ThroughThese Doors(formerlyFamily Crisis Services)
Maine State Breastfeeding Coalition
April 30, 2020 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annual Meeting at the BEST Conference
Seasons Conference Center, Portland
Contact [email protected] for more info
Birthwise's biannual journal of research and evidence-based information for out-of-hospital midwives
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|