For WA Licensed Midwives, Certified Nurse Midwives and student midwives. Other midwives, such as CPMs, midwives licensed in other states, or direct entry midwives who are not bound by WA's licensing laws, are welcome to join as Advocates. Free first year of membership for new LMs & CNMs.
For independent Birth Centers, licensed in WA, operated by a MAWS member LM or CNM. Get connected with the other birth centers in WA and lobby more effectively for increased facility fees.
Update: in 2017 our lobbying efforts raised the facility fee to >$1700 from <$600!
For consumers, families, or other midwives who want to join MAWS in advancing the profession of midwifery. Monthly, yearly, and one-time support levels available. Benefit from eNews and reduced conference fees.
Licensed Midwives work with a variety of healthcare professionals and maternity-related services. Conference Sponsors and Vendors are also Business Partners. Check our directory to see your business or to find a midwifery-friendly business.