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