Birthwise Midwifery School is a three-year school founded in Bridgton, Maine in 1994. Built on the principles of female empowerment, natural birth, and skilled professionalism, it offers one of the first comprehensive training programs for direct-entry midwives in the United States. The program is accredited by the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council and licensed by the Maine Department of Education.

October 5, 2018
  • Student Union Meeting
    Birthwise Midwifery School, 24 S High St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    October 5, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

October 11, 2018
  • Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) Conference in Portland

    October 11, 2018 - October 14, 2018  

October 13, 2018
  • 25th Anniversary Kick-Off Banquet
    Think Tank CoWorking, 533 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101, USA

    October 13, 2018  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    We are planning a celebratory banquet during the MANA Conference with awards, music and other shenanigans. Space will be limited so we will be calling for RSVP’s soon. Make your plans to come to Maine in October now!

October 17, 2018
  • DONA Doula Workshop Early Registration Deadline

    October 17, 2018

    Register for the doula workshop:

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 run The Birth House, an on-site clinic that offers free Well Woman and reproductive health services to the community’s women. Students may also assist women giving birth at the freestanding birth center.

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