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Pathways into Midwifery


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This resource was designed for the aspiring midwife. Here you will find routes of entry into the profession, support networks, licensing and certifying guidelines, and opportunities for study, and a Opportunity Bulletin Board where Midwives Seeking Apprentices/Assistants and Student Midwives Seeking Apprenticeships can post their requests (also on this page are birth-related Items for sale or trade). You will also find suggestions on how to begin your journey into midwifery.

Contents

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  • Two Roads Into Midwifery: The Nurse-Midwifery Route and The Direct-Entry Route

  • Help Us Start Our Midwifery School in So. California!

    Click Here To Take Our Survey!

  • Spotlight on the Practitioner:

    The Spiritual Calling of Direct Entry Midwife Shelly Girard

    Tova Seigel, CNM: A Certified Nurse-Midwife's Journey

  • Opportunities for the Study of Midwifery

  • Midwifery Organizations: U.S., Canada & Europe

  • Getting Started: Suggestions on How an Aspiring Midwife Can Begin Her Journey-NEW! Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

  • Becoming a Certifed Professional Midwife (National Certification) or California Licensed Midwife

  • Resources for Aspiring Midwives: Study Groups, Books, Organizations

  • Opportunities & Items : "Midwives Seeking Apprentices" and "Apprentices Seeking Mentors" also Birth-Related Items for Sale or Trade -NEW!

  • Midwifery-Related Websites

  • What's Happening in Southern California

  • Southern California Birth Support Providers

  • How To Know if You're A Midwife (A Quiz)

    
    
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    Questions? Comments? E-mail: info@socalbirth.org