Midwifery Support & Organizations


American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

Information on the training and practice of nurse midwifery, and the new Certified Midwife (CM, non-nurse).

Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)

MANA is a professional organization for all midwives, recognizing the diversity of educational backgrounds and practice styles within the profession.

California Association of Midwives (CAM)

CAM is a non-profit professional organization representing midwives statewide. CAM membership includes midwives, students, and a supporting membership of other healthcare professionals and consumers.

Citizens for Midwifery (CfM)

Citizens for Midwifery is a non-profit, volunteer, grassroots organization. Founded by several mothers in 1996, it is the only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care.