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Partner Organizations

As the Midwives Alliance envisions strategies for the future and creative ways to promote the midwifery model of care, we have forged relationships with partners and collaborators to enhance the work we do. Our mission is to increase access to quality health care and improve outcomes for women, babies, families, and communities. Listed below are some of our partner organizations.

Accrediting Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)

8403 Colesville Rd. Suite 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910

American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM)

8403 Colesville Rd. Suite 1550
Silver spring, MD 20910
www.acnm.org

American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation (ACNMF)

8403 Colesville Rd. Suite 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374
(240) 485-1850
www.acnm.org/support.cfm

American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)

849 International Dr. Suite 205
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 694-9424
www.amcbmidwife.org

Association of Midwifery Educators (AME)

24 S High St.
Bridgton ME 04009
207-647-5968
www.associationofmidwiferyeducators.org

Citizens for Midwifery (CfM)

PO Box 82227
Athens GA 30608-2227
888-CfM-4880
info@cfmidwifery.org
www.cfmidwifery.org

Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery, Inc. (FAM)

P.O. Box 320667
Boston, MA 02132
877-594-9996
info@formidwifery.org
www.formidwifery.org

International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC)

2823 N Portland Blvd.
Portland OR 97217
503-460-9324
ictc@ictcmidwives.org
www.ictcmidwives.org

Midwifery Business Network (MBN)

www.midwiferybusinessnetwork.com

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC)

1935 Pauline Blvd. Suite 100B
Ann Arbor MI 48103
360-466-2080 (phone)
480-907-2936 (fax)
info@meacschools.org
www.meacschools.org

National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM)

243 Banning Rd.
Putney VT 05346
800-704-9844
president@nacpm.org
www.nacpm.org

North American Registry of Midwives (NARM)

5257 Rosestone Dr.
Lilburn GA 30047
888-842-4784
info@narm.org
www.narm.org

The Big Push for Midwives

pushformidwives.org/about/history/

Coalitions

The Midwives Alliance is engaged in several coalitions for the purpose of using our collective voice and power to influence the U.S. maternal and child health care system in ways that will improve access, quality, cost and satisfaction for American women, infants and families. Several of our key coalitions are listed here.

Coalition for Quality Maternity Care (CQMC)

CQMC is comprise of nine founding member organization (who form the steering committee) and a dozen partner organization. The are national professional, consumer, and human rights organizations collaborating in order to champion the urgent need for national strategies to improve the quality and value of maternal and newborn health care in America.

The steering committee and founding members of CQMC are: the American Association of Birth CentersAmerican College of Nurse-Midwives; Amnesty International USAAssociation of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal NursesBlack Women’s Health ImperativeChildbirth ConnectionInternational Center for Traditional ChildbearingMidwives Alliance of North America; and the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives.

www.midwife.org/Coalition-for-Quality-Maternity-Care

Midwives and Mothers in Action Campaign (MAMA Campaign)

The MAMA campaign is a collaborative effort by the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM), Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA), Citizens for Midwifery (CfM), International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC), North American Registry of Midwives (NARM), and the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC).

This partnership is now at work to gain federal recognition of Certified Professional Midwives so that women and families will have increased access to quality, affordable maternity care in the settings of their choice

www.mamacampaign.org

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS)

The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is a coalition of individuals and national organizations with concern for the care and well-being of mothers, babies, and families. CIMS mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs. This evidence-based mother-, baby-, and family-friendly model focuses on prevention and wellness as the alternatives to high-cost screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs.

PO Box 33590
Raleigh, NC 27636-3590
866-424-3635
info@motherfriendly.org
www.motherfriendly.org