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.
Two Roads Into Midwifery: The Nurse-Midwifery Route and The Direct-Entry Route
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Spotlight on the Practitioner:
The Spiritual Calling of Direct Entry Midwife Shelly Girard by Cordelia Satterfield Hanna,BA, CCE, CBA
Spotlight on the Practitioner: A Certified Nurse-Midwife's Journey by Cordelia Satterfield Hanna,BA,CCE,CBA
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!
What's Happening in Southern California
Southern California Birth Support Providers
How To Know if You're A Midwife (A Quiz)
Photos on this page by Howard Brainen
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