Advice for Students from the 2018 Graduates

23 June 2018 – Today, ten students graduate from Birthwise Midwifery School in an intimate ceremony at the First Congregational Church. These graduates will now sit for the National Association of Registered Midwives’ Exam or join the Canadian Bridging Midwifery Program, before beginning their work as professional midwives. Here’s their advice for current students:

Get to Know the 2017 Campus Cohort

From the very start, the new campus midwifery cohort impressed us with their focused professional goals and their thoughtful views on the philosophy of birth. Here’s what they have to say about their calling to the powerful practice of midwifery.

In Their Own Words: New Community Students Share Their Inspiration

Passionate, driven, and knowledgeable. This year’s community cohort immediately impressed us with their focused professional goals, their strong calling to the practice, and their thoughtful views on the philosophy of birth. Get to know the next generation of Birthwise midwives by learning what inspires and motivates each of them.

Independent Research Presentations, Spring 2017

From screening for prediabetes to improving outcomes for victims of the opiate crisis, learn about the latest midwifery research at this semester’s Independent Research Presentations. Join Birthwise students, faculty, and staff in-person or online on February 27th as student researchers navigate the following topics:   – Examining the lived experiences of Canadian students studying direct-entry … Continued

Birthwise Recommits to Inclusion and Diversity

Birthwise Midwifery School is committed to expanding access to midwifery education and midwifery care in the United States. We strive to be an inclusive midwifery institution that trains midwives who are representative of the rich tapestry of communities that they come from and will serve. 17 November – As we move through this first week … Continued

New Birthwise Graduates Share Words of Wisdom

Last weekend, fifteen student midwives graduated from Birthwise in an intimate, on-campus ceremony. Hailing from seven U.S. states and three Canadian provinces, this diverse group of all-female graduates will go on to practice midwifery in private practices and birth centers across the United States and Canada. As these accomplished women begin their post-graduate journeys, they … Continued

MACPM – New Bill to license CPMs and CMs in Maine

On April 29, 2016 the Maine Legislature overrode the Governor’s veto of LD 690, “An Act to Ensure the Safety of Homebirth” with overwhelming bipartisan support in both houses. This bill will regulate the practice of CPMs and CMs in the state of Maine. That’s the very happy end of a very long story of … Continued