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The only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care! CfM works to provide information and resources that promote the local midwife, as well as midwives and midwifery care across the country.

Representing the Profession of Midwifery. The mission of MANA is to provide a nurturing forum for support and cooperation among midwives.

The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) is an international certification agency whose mission is to establish and administer certification for the credential "Certified Professional Midwife" (CPM).
Supporting Quality and Innovation in Midwifery Education.

Honoring women, changing lives, and building a healthy world through the midwifery model of care.

A Comparison of Certified Nurse-Midwives/Certified Midwives (CNMs/CMs) and Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs)


Marsden Wagner, MD, MSPH (Fifteen year Director of Women's and Children's Welfare for the European Region, World Health Organization and outspoken supporter of direct-entry midwives)

Henci Goer
(Author of The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth and Obstetric Myths vs. Resarch Realities)

Robbie Davis Floyd, Phd A cultural anthropologist, who has done extensive research into the "anthropology of reproduction, focusing most closely on childbirth and midwifery".

Most especially all the Certified Professional Midwives out there who have the courage to continue practicing in spite of society's misunderstanding of the issues!

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