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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.

August 17, 2018
  • Registration Deadline: August Doula Workshop

    August 17, 2018

    Register for the doula workshop: birthwisemidwifery.edu/admissions/register-for-doula-training.

August 18, 2018
  • DONA Doula Workshop
    Birthwise Midwifery School, 24 S High St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    August 18, 2018  9:00 am - August 19, 2018  5:00 pm

    The DONA International Birth Doula Workshop, presented by Tara Campbell of Birthing Gently, is a sixteen-hour, two-day workshop that introduces students to the basic body of knowledge and skills of the professional birth doula. Learn more: birthwisemidwifery.edu/academics/doula-training.

August 20, 2018
  • 2018 Campus Student Orientation
    Birthwise Midwifery School, 24 S High St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    August 20, 2018  9:00 am - August 21, 2018  4:00 pm

August 23, 2018
  • 2017F Re-Orientation Retreat
    Birthwise Midwifery School, 24 S High St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    August 23, 2018 - August 24, 2018  

September 7, 2018
  • Student Union Meeting
    Birthwise Midwifery School, 24 S High St, Bridgton, ME 04009, USA

    September 7, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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