For Licensed Midwives and Certified Nurse Midwives in Washington. We have a strong, well regarded Quality Management Program as well as coordinated lobbying efforts for our members. Fees are based on birth volume. Other midwives, such as CPMs, midwives licensed in other states, or other direct entry midwives, are welcome to join as Associate members.
For independent Birth Centers, licensed in WA, operated by a MAWS member LM or CNM. Birth centers linked to hospitals are ineligible as they are not independent. MAWS lobbies relentlessly on behalf of LMs and their birth centers. Get connected with the other birth centers in WA. Be sure to join using a UNIQUE email address for your birth center.
For student midwives, consumers, families, or other supporters who want to join MAWS in providing midwifery services to more Washington families. Associates benefit from regular eNews about midwifery events and legislation as well as reduced conference fees. Plus, you get the satisfaction of supporting midwifery in Washington.
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Business membership for midwife or maternity related services
Licensed Midwives work with a variety of healthcare professionals and maternity-related services as we provide high quality, high value primary maternity care services. Throughout the course of care, LMs may refer their clients for medical care, childbirth education classes, lactation support, or any of the other business listed here. Check our directory to see your business or to find a midwifery-friendly business.