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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.

May 26, 2020
  • Lakes Region Coalition to End Domestic and Sexualized Violence
    Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    May 26, 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

June 4, 2020
  • Maine State Breastfeeding Coalition

    June 4, 2020  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Meeting in Augusta

    Contact [email protected] for more info 

June 14, 2020
  • Maternal and Child Health and Substance Exposed Infant Conference
    Lewiston, ME, USA

    June 14, 2020 - June 15, 2020  

     Who should Attend?

    • Clinicians
    • Medical providers
    • Social service providers
    • Prevention professionals
    • Public health professionals
    • Behavioral health professionals
    • Parents
    • Community members and others

    Ramada Inn and Conference Center
    490 Pleasant St, Lewiston, ME 04240
    ramadalewistonmaine.com

    About the Conference

    An educational opportunity to discuss strategies to optimize maternal and child health. Presenters will discuss healthy pregnancy (prenatal and postpartum), healthy infants and children, programs and supports for families and children affected by substance use, innovative approaches for working with families, and the many resources available to this population.

     

    Registration Information Coming Soon!

June 23, 2020
  • Lakes Region Coalition to End Domestic and Sexualized Violence
    Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    June 23, 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