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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.

January 28, 2020
  • Lakes Region Coalition to End Domestic and Sexualized Violence
    Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    January 28, 2020  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    StephanieNoyes

    LakesRegion Prevention Advocate

    She/her/hers

    ThroughThese Doors(formerlyFamily Crisis Services)

    Cell:207-387-3418

    Office:207-647-8501

    Fax:207-647-2250

    24-hourHelpline: 800-537-6066

January 29, 2020
  • Open Forum w/ Katie

    January 29, 2020  5:00 pm - 7:00 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?

January 31, 2020
  • Virtual Open House
    GoToMeeting

    January 31, 2020  11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Learn more about our Midwifery Program from the comfort of your home!

    If you would like to attend this virtual open house, please email [email protected] for the GoToMeeting access code.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

February 11, 2020
  • Open Forum w/Katie

    February 11, 2020  5:30 pm - 7:00 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?

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

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

    StephanieNoyes

    LakesRegion Prevention Advocate

    She/her/hers

    ThroughThese Doors(formerlyFamily Crisis Services)

    Cell:207-387-3418

    Office:207-647-8501

    Fax:207-647-2250

    24-hourHelpline: 800-537-6066

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