Related Links

A selection of related links

Web Link
 Link Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)
Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) is an organization of midwives and midwifery advocates
  The MAMA campaign
The MAMA campaign is a collaborative effort by the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM), Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA), Citizens for Midwifery (CfM), International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC), Nor
  Link The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM)
The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) is the certifying organization for midwives that recognizes multiple routes of entry into midwifery and includes verification of knowledge and skills…
  Link National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM)
As a professional organization, NACPM is dedicated to maximizing the potential of the Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) credential, and the midwives who hold it, in order to increase the number of midwives available to adequately meet the needs of
  Link Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC)
The Midwifery Education Accreditation Council’s mission is to promote excellence in midwifery education through accreditation. It creates standards and criteria for the education of midwives. MEAC standards incorporate the nationally recognized core
  Link The Big Push for Midwives Campaign
The Big Push for Midwives Campaign represents thousands of grassroots advocates in the United States who support expanding access to Certified Professional Midwives and out-of-hospital maternity care. The mission of The Big Push includes educating th
  Link Citizens for Midwifery (CFM)
Citizens for Midwifery – 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.
  Link World Health Organization(WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-b
  Link The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)
The International Confederation of Midwives – supports, represents and works to strengthen professional associations of midwives on a global basis. The ICM works with midwives and midwifery associations globally to secure women’s right and access to
  Link Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery (FAM)
The Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery (FAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing access to midwifery in North America through education, research and public policy. Consistent independent research shows that expanding the m
  Link Childbirth Connection
Founded in 1918, Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving maternity care quality and value. We promote safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care for women and families.
  Link International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN)
ICAN is a nonprofit organization working to lower the rate of unnecessary cesareans, support vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and encourage positive birthing through education and advocacy.
  Link Coalition for Improving Midwifery Services (CIMS)
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is a coalition of individuals and national organizations with concern for the care and well-being of mothers, babies, and families. Our mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care tha
  Link Gentle Birth
The gentlebirth.org website is provided courtesy of Ronnie Falcao, LM MS, a homebirth midwife in Mountain View, CA “The midwifery model of care is an important option within comprehensive health care for women and their families and should be a cho
  Link Henci Goer
Visit Henci Goer’s website with links to articles and information from the author of The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth and Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities. A highly-acclaimed resource for childbirth professionals, Goer is an ackn
  Link Mothers Naturally
Mothers Naturally is a public education program from the Midwives Alliance of North America. The goal of Mothers Naturally is to increase the number of safe and positive births by educating and informing the public about natural birth options and emp