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Following is a list of midwifery resources and information about the midwifery laws in each U.S. state or territory. For additional resources or changes to our current contacts, please email the Midwives Alliance at region6@mana.org. In order to maintain accuracy and due to the changeable nature of organizational representatives, we limit our lists to general groups rather than individual contacts.

Alabama

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Alabama; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses. CNMs are required to submit a collaborative practice agreement with a qualified physician, and may request prescribing authority for non-controlled drugs.

Alabama Board of Nursing
http://www.abn.state.al.us/Default.aspx
Contact Info:
Alabama Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 303900
Montgomery, AL. 36130-3900
1-800-656-5318

Consumer Organizations

Alabama Birth Coalition
http://www.alabamabirthcoalition.org/
Contact info:
P.O. Box 62, Harvest, AL 35749
Email: alabamabirthcoalitioninfo@gmail.com

Alabama Friends of Midwives
http://www.alabamamidwives.com/index.html

Professional Organizations

Alabama Midwives Alliance
http://www.alabamamidwivesalliance.org/

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Alaska

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of Alaska. Both may bill Medicaid. Alaska CNM’s have prescriptive authority.

Licensing Agencies

Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing; Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives

Direct entry midwives are licensed as certified direct entry midwives (CDMs).
http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pmid.htm
Contact Info:
Connie Petz
Licensing Examiner
Telephone: (907) 465-2580
Fax: (907) 465-2974
E-mail:connie.petz@alaska.gov
Address: P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing; Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs).
www.nursing.alaska.gov
Contact Info:
Board of Nursing
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8160
Fax: (907) 269-8156
E-mail: license@alaska.gov

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Alaska Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.alaskamidwives.org/
Contact Info:
Alaska Chapter of the ACNM
P.O. Box 243091
Anchorage, AK 99524-3091
Voice Mail: (907) 566-3775
Email: info@alaskamidwives.org

Midwives Association of Alaska
http://www.midwivesofalaska.org

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Arizona

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of Arizona.

Licensing Agencies

Arizona Department of Health Services: Office of Special Licensing
http://www.azdhs.gov/als/midwife/

Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
Contact Info:
150 N 18th Ave, 4th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 364-2079
F (602) 364-4769
Email: Rohno.Geppert@azdhs.gov

State Board of Nursing
Certified nurse-midwives are licensed as an advance practice nurses with a specialty in nurse midwifery.
http://www.azbn.gov/AdvancedPractice.aspx
Contact Info:
Arizona State Board of Nursing
Attn: AP Licensing Tech
4747 N 7th St, #200
Phoenix, AZ 85014-3655

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Arizona Association of Midwives
http://www.azassocmidwives.com/

Arizona Student Midwives
http://arizonastudentmidwives.com/
Contact Info:
Email: ArizonaStudentMidwives@gmail.com

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Arkansas

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of AR.

Licensing Agencies

Arkansas Department of Health: Programs and Services: Family Health: Lay Midwifery
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed lay midwives.
http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/familyHealth/WomensHeal...
Contact Info:
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
1-501-661-2000 or 1-800-462-0599

Arkansas State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurses.
http://www.arsbn.arkansas.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Contact Info:
Arkansas State Board of Nursing
University Tower Bldg.
1123 South University
Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619
Phone: 501-686-2700
Fax: 501-686-2714

Professional Organizations

Arkansas Association of Midwives
Contact: Ida Darragh, LDEM, CPM
4322 Country Club
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: 501-663-6051
Email: IVD@aol.com

Arkansas State Affiliate of the ACNM
www.facebook.com/ArkansasAffiliateOfAmericanCollegeOfNurseMidwives

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California

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of CA.

Licensing Agencies

CA Department of Consumer Affairs: Board of Registered Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as nurse-midwives and certified as advance practice nurses.
www.rn.ca.gov/index.shtml
Contact Info:
Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
Main Phone: (916) 322-3350
24-Hour Automated Voice Verification: (800) 838-6828

The Medical Board of CA: Department of Consumer Affairs
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
http://www.mbc.ca.gov/allied/midwives.html
Contact Info:
Medical Board of California
Attn: Midwifery Program
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-2382

Consumer Organizations

California Families for Access to Midwives
http://www.cafamiliesformidwives.org/

Professional Organizations

California Association of Midwives
www.californiamidwives.org
Contact Info:
info@californiamidwives.org

California Nurse-Midwives Association: Affiliate of ACNM
http://california.midwife.org/index.asp?sid=1

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Colorado

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of CO.

Licensing Agencies

Division of Professions and Occupations: Office of Direct-Entry Midwifery Registration
Direct entry midwives are registered as a direct entry midwife. A CNM or physician who is licensed as such cannot be registered as a direct-entry midwife.
http://www.dora.state.co.us/midwives/index.htm
Contact Info:
1560 Broadway, Ste 1350
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 894-7429
(303) 894-2433
email: dora_registrations@state.co.us

Department of Regulatory Agencies: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as an advanced practice nurses.
http://www.dora.state.co.us/nursing/licensing/APN.html
Contact Info:
1560 Broadway, Ste 1350
Denver, Co 80202
(303) 894-2430
F: (303) 894-2821

Consumer Organizations

Friends of Colorado Birth Centers
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Colorado-Birth-Centers/3421783...

Professional Organizations

Certified Nurse-Midwives of Colorado: Chapter of ACNM
http://www.nursemidwivesofcolorado.org/content/view/3/9/
Colorado Midwives Association
http://www.coloradomidwives.org/
Contact Info:
PO Box 1067
Boulder, CO 80306

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Connecticut

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of CT; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

State of Connecticut: Department of Public Health: Midwife Licensure
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as nurse midwives
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&q=389418
Contact Info:
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Nurse Midwife Licensure
410 Capitol Ave., MS# 12 APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-7603
Fax: (860) 707-1981
Email: dph.nursingteam@ct.gov

Consumer Organizations

United Families for Midwifery Care
http://www.ufmidwiferycare.freeservers.com/home.htm

Professional Organizations

Alliance of Connecticut Midwives
Contact Info:
Joan Mershon, CPM
2 Alpine Drive
Newtown, Connecticut 06482
860-426-4248
email: ctmidwife@aol.com

Connecticut Affiliate of the ACNM
www.connecticutmidwife.org

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Delaware

Direct entry midwives are theoretically able to obtain a permit to practice; in reality, only one permit has been issued since a 2007 regulation requiring a collaborative agreement with a physician.

Licensing Agencies

Delaware Health and Social Services: Division of Public Health
http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/index.html

State of Delaware: Department of State: Division of Professional Regulation: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurses
http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/index.shtml
Contact Info:
Mailing address:
Cannon Building,
Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
Phone (302) 744-4500
Fax (302) 739-2711
email: customerservice.dpr@state.de.us

Consumer Organizations

Delaware Friends of Midwives
http://delawarefriendsofmidwives.org/

Professional Organizations

Delaware State Affiliate of the ACNM
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Delaware-Affiliate-of-the-American-Colleg...

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District of Columbia

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the District of Columbia; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

The District of Columbia: Department of Health: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
http://doh.dc.gov/service/nursing-licensing
Contact Info:
899 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5955
Fax: (202) 442-4795
TTY: 711
email: doh@dc.gov

Professional Organizations

District of Columbia Chapter of ACNM
http://www.dcmidwives.com

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Florida

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of FL.

Licensing Agencies

Florida Department of Health: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced registered nurse practitioners.
www.floridasnursing.gov
Contact Info:
Department of Health
Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Bin C-02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
850-245-4125
email: info@floridasnursing.gov

Florida Department of Health: Division of Medical Quality Assurance: Licensed Midwives
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/midwifery/index.html
Contact Info:
Department of Health
Council of Licensed Midwifery
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Bin C-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255
(850) 245-4161

Consumer Organizations

Florida Friends of Midwives
www.flmidwifery.org
Contact Info:
Florida Friends of Midwives
P.O. Box 370932
Miami, FL 33137
800-925-1014
email: info@flmidwifery.org

Professional Organizations

Midwives Association of Florida
www.midwivesassociation.org
North Central Florida Midwives-Affiliate of ACNM
www.ncfmidwives.org/

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Georgia

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of GA; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Georgia Secretary of State: Georgia Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are authorized to practice as advanced practice registered nurses.
www.sos.ga.gov/plb/rn
Contact Info:
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
(478) 207-2440

Consumer Organizations

Georgia Friends of Midwives
www.facebook.com/groups/GeorgiaFriendsofMidwives/?fref=ts

Professional Organizations

Georgia Affiliate of the ACNM
www.facebook.com/pages/Georgia-Affiliate-of-the-ACNM/344045658961329
Georgia Midwifery Association
www.gamidwifery.org
Contact Info:
info@gamidwife.com

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Hawaii

Direct entry midwives are legal by statute, but licensure has been deemed too expensive, so is unavailable.
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Professional and Vocational Licensing: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/boards/nursing
Contact Info:
DCCA-PVL
Att: BON
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
808-586-3000

Consumer Organizations

Maui Birth Source
http://www.mauibirthsource.com/index.htm
Normal Birth Hawaii
https://www.facebook.com/groups/319849452893/

Professional Organizations

Hawai’i Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives-HAA
www.hawaii.midwife.org
Contact Info:
hawaiiacnm@gmail.com
Midwives Alliance of Hawaii
www.midwiveshawaii.com
Contact Info:
808-387-1098

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Idaho

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of ID.

Licensing Agencies

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses: State Board of Midwifery
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
www.ibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=MID
Contact Info:
PO Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0063
208-334-3233
email: mid@ibol.idaho.gov

State of Idaho Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as an advanced practice professional nurses.
www.ibn.idaho.gov/IBNPortal/AgencyAdditional.aspx?Agency=426&AgencyLinkI...
Contact Info:
PO Box 83720
280 N 8th St, Ste 210
Boise, Idaho, 83720-0061
208-557-2477
email: info@ibn.idaho.gov

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Idaho Midwifery Council
www.idahomidwives.org

Idaho State Affiliate of ACNM
www.facebook.com/pages/Idaho-Affiliate-of-ACNM/472886616124658?ref=stream

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Illinois

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Illinois; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advance practice nurses.
http://www.idfpr.com/profs/info/Nursing.asp
Contact Info:
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, Illinois 62786
Phone: 217 785 - 0820
Toll Free: 1-888-4REGUL8 (1-888-473-4858)
TTY: 1-866-325-4949
1-800-560-6420

Consumer Organizations

Illinois Friends of Midwives
www.illinoisfriendsofmidwives.blogspot.com
Contact Info:
Email: illinoismidwifery@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/IllinoisFriendsOfMidwives

Professional Organizations

Coalition for Illinois Midwifery
www.illinoismidwifery.org
Contact Info:
Email: illinoismidwifery@gmail.com
Illinois State Affiliate of ACNM
www.illinois.midwife.org

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Indiana

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in the state of IL.

Licensing Agencies

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency: Indiana State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as registered nurses with a nurse midwife limited license.
http://www.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm
Contact Info:
Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
317-234-2043
email: pla2@pla.IN.gov

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency: Medical Licensing Board of Indiana
Direct entry midwives are licensed as certified direct entry midwives, effective 2013.
Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Medical Licensing Board
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
317-234-2060
email: pla3@pla.IN.gov

Consumer Organizations

Friends of Indiana Midwives
https://www.facebook.com/groups/357435154350715/

Professional Organizations

Indiana Midwifery Taskforce
http://www.indianamidwiferytaskforce.org/index.html
Indiana Midwives Association
www.indianamidwivesassoc.com/
Indiana State Affiliate of ACNM
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Indiana-Nurse-Midwives/267086270475?fref=ts

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Iowa

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Iowa; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Iowa Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced registered nurse practitioners.
www.state.ia.us/nursing/index.html
Contact Info:
Iowa Board of Nursing
RiverPoint Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
515-281-3255
515-281-4825

Consumer Organizations

Friends of Iowa Midwives
http://www.friendsofiowamidwives.org/
Contact Info:
info@friendsofiowamidwives.org

Professional Organizations

Iowa Midwives Association
http://www.iowamidwivesassociation.org/
Contact Info:
iowamidwivesassociation@gmail.com
563-277-0027

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Kansas

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Kansas; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Kansas State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
http://www.ksbn.org/index.htm
Contact Info:
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1051
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1230
Main: 785-296-4929
Fax: 785-296-3929

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Kansas Midwives Alliance
http://www.kansasmidwives.com/KMA/Home.html
Contact Info:
211 N. Andover Road
PO Box 972
Andover, KS 67002
(785) 256-0874
email: info@kansasmidwives.com

Kansas Midwives: State Affiliate of the ACNM
http://www.kansasmidwives.org/

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Kentucky

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Kentucky; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Kentucky Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
www.kbn.ky.gov
Contact Info:
312 Whittington Pky
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-429-3300
or 1-800-305-2042
Fax: 502-429-3311

Consumer Organizations

Kentucky Home birth Coalition
www.kentuckyhomebirthcoalition.com
Contact Info:
Email: info@kentuckyhomebirthcoalition.com

Professional Organizations

Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse-Midwives
www.kcnpnm.org
Contact Info:
1017 Ash Street
Louisville, KY 40217
502.333.0076

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Louisiana

Both direct entry midwives and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in LA.

Licensing Agencies

Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners: Licensed Midwives
www.lsbme.louisiana.gov/Midwives.htm
Contact Info:
Physical Address: 630 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Mailing Address: PO Box 30250, New Orleans, LA 70190-0250
Phone: (504) 568-6820 Fax: (504) 568-6823

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
www.lsbn.state.la.us
Contact Info:
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone:(225) 755-7500
Fax:(225) 755-7584
E-mail: lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us

Consumer Organizations

Louisiana Natural Birth
www.louisiananaturalbirth.com

Professional Organizations

None found

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Maine

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the State of Maine; there is no licensure available. Legislation allows midwives to purchase and administer oxygen, injectable vitamin K, erythromycin eye ointment, lidocaine, and oxytocin.

Licensing Agencies

Department of Professional and State Regulations: Maine State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/
Contact Info:
Maine State Board of Nursing
161 Capitol St.
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0158
Phone: (207) 287-1133
Fax: (207) 287-1149

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Maine Association of American College of Nurse-Midwives
www.mainemidwives.org
Maine Association of CPMs (MACPM)
www.macpm.org
Midwives of Maine (MOM)
www.midwivesofmaine.org

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Maryland

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Maryland; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
Maryland Board of Nursing
www.mbon.org/main.php?v=norm&p=0&c=main.html
Contact Info:
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, 21215-2254
410-585-1900
1-888-202-9861

Consumer Organizations

Maryland Families for Safe Birth
www.marylandfamiliesforsafebirth.org
Contact Info:
PO Box 203
Boonsboro, MD 21713-0203
408-MY-BIRTH (692-4784)
email: info@marylandfamiliesforsafebirth.org

Maryland Friends of Midwives
www.marylandmidwives.com
Contact Info:
Email: info@marylandmidwives.com

Professional Organizations

Association of Independent Midwives of Maryland
www.aimmidwives.org/AIMM/Home.html
Contact Info:
443-317-3055
email: info@aimmidwives.org
Maryland Affiliate of ACNM
www.facebook.com/pages/Maryland-Affiliate-of-ACNM/122850281105291

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Massachusetts

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Massachusetts; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Department of Public Health: Division of Health Professions Licensure: Nursing
CNMs are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
www.mass.gov/dph/boards/rn
Contact Info:
239 Causeway Street
Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
617-573-1600

Consumer Organizations

MA Friends of Midwives
www.mfom.org
Contact Info:
Email: info@mfom.org
617-254-6175

Professional Organizations

Massachusetts Affiliate American College of Nurse-Midwives
www.massachusetts.midwife.org

Massachusetts Midwives Alliance
www.massmidwives.org

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Michigan

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Michigan; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as a nurse midwife.
http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_63294_27529_27542-59003-...
Contact Info:
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-0918
email: bhpinfo@michigan.gov

Consumer Organizations

Friends of Michigan Midwives
http://friendsofmichiganmidwives.wordpress.com/

Professional Organizations

Michigan Midwives Association
http://michiganmidwives.org/
Michigan State Affiliate of the ACNM
www.michigan.midwife.org

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Minnesota

Both direct entry midwives and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in MN.

Licensing Agencies

Minnesota Health Licensing Boards: Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Direct entry midwives are licensed as traditional midwives.
http://mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/medical-practice/
Contact Info:
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3246
Main Telephone Number: 612-617-2130
Fax Number: 612-617-2166
MN Relay Service for Hearing Impaired: (800) 627-3529
Toll Free Number (MN Complaints Only): (800) 657-3709
Email: medical.board@state.mn.us

Minnesota Health Licensing Boards: Minnesota Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse with the designation CNM
http://mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing/
Contact Info:
Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Avenue SE # 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3253
Main Telephone Number: 612-617-2270
Toll-free Number (MN, IA, ND, SD, WI): 888-234-2690
TTY Number (Relay service for hearing/speech impaired): 800-627-3529
Fax Number: 612-617-2190
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us

Consumer Organizations

Minnesota Families for Midwifery
http://www.mfmidwifery.org/mnmidwives.html

Professional Organizations

Minnesota Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
www.nursemidwivesmn.org

Minnesota Council of CPMs
http://www.minnesotamidwives.org/MCCPM/Home.html
Contact Info:
Minnesota Council of Certified Professional Midwives
PO Box 40462
Saint Paul MN 55104-5485

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Mississippi

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of MS; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Mississippi Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
http://www.msbn.state.ms.us/Pages/Advanced-Practice-Registered-Nurse.aspx
Contact Info:
Mississippi Board of Nursing
Address:
713 Pear Orchard Road
Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Telephone: (601) 957-6300
Fax: (601) 957-6301

Consumer Organizations

Mississippi Friends of Midwives
http://msfriendsofmidwives.org/
Contact Info:
Email: info@msfriendsofmidwives.org
1-877-99-birth

Professional Organizations

None found

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Missouri

Both certified nurse midwives and direct entry midwives may practice in MO; only CNMs are eligible for licensure.

Licensing Agencies

Missouri Division of Professional Registration
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurse midwives.
http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp
Contact Info:
Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
573.751.0681 Telephone
573.751.0075 Fax
800.735.2966 TTY
800.735.2466 Voice Relay
email: nursing@pr.mo.gov

Consumer Organizations

Friends of MO Midwives
http://www.missourimidwives.com/

Professional Organizations

Missouri Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.momidwives.com

Missouri Midwives Association
http://www.missourimidwivesassociation.org/
Contact Info:
Missouri Midwives Association
1325 W. Sunshine, #132
Springfield, MO 65807
202-MIDWIF-1 or 202-643-9431
Email: information@missourimidwivesassociation.org

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Montana

Both direct entry midwives and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in MT.

Licensing Agencies

Montana Alternative Health Care Board
Direct entry midwives are licensed as Licensed Midwives (LM).
http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/ahc_board/board_page.asp
Contact Info:
Cheryl Brandt
Telephone: (406) 841-2394
Fax: (406) 841-2305
Email: dlibsdahc@mt.gov
Address: 301 South Park
Helena, MT 59620

Montana Board of Nursing:
Certified nurse-midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses (APRN).
http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/nur_board/board_page.asp
Contact Info:
Cari Harris, Program Manager
Telephone: (406) 841-2340
Fax: (406) 841-2305
Email: dlibsdnur@mt.gov
Address: PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620

Consumer Organizations

http://montanamidwives.org/

Professional Organizations

Montana Midwifery Association
www.montanamidwives.org
Montana State Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.midwife.org/index.asp?bid=422&st=MT

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Nebraska

Direct Entry Midwives are not regulated by the State of Nebraska; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Division of Public Health
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse-certified nurse midwife.
http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_nursing_midwife_midwife.aspx
Contact Info:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Licensure Unit
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: (402) 471-4376
FAX: (402) 471-1066

Consumer Organizations

Nebraska Friends of Midwives
http://nefriendsofmidwives.weebly.com/

Professional Organizations

Nebraska State Affiliate of the ACNM
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NEACNM/

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Nevada

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of Nevada; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Nevada State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurses.
http://nevadanursingboard.org/licensure-and-certification/advanced-pract...
Contact Info:
2500 W. Sahara Ave, Ste 207
Las Vegas, NV 89102-4392
(702) 486-5800 or (888) 590-6726
F (702) 482-5803
Email: nursingboard@nsbn.state.nv.us

Consumer Organizations

Nevada Friends of Midwives
http://www.nfom.org/
Contact Info:
Email: info@nfom.org

Professional Organizations

Nevada Midwives Association
http://nevadamidwives.com/
Contact Info:
General Email: info@nevadamidwives.org
(616) 827-0640
Nevada State Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.midwife.org/index.asp?bid=422&st=NV

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New Hampshire

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in NH.

Licensing Agencies

New Hampshire Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced registered nurse practitioners.
www.nh.gov/nursing
Contact Info:
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 16
Concord, NH 03301-2431
(603) 271-2323

New Hampshire Midwifery Council
Direct entry midwives are certified as New Hampshire certified midwives by the New Hampshire Midwifery Council.
Contact Info:
4 Prospect Street
Milford, NH 03055
603-673-6010

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

NH Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
www.mynhmidwife.com
Contact Info:
Email: nhmidwife@gmail.com
New Hampshire Midwives Association
www.nhmidwives.org

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New Jersey

Both Certified Nurse-Midwives and direct entry midwives (CMs and MEAC graduate CPMs) may practice and be licensed in NJ. All are licensed as licensed midwives.

Licensing Agencies

The State of New Jersey: Department of Law and Public Safety: Division of Consumer Affairs: State Board of Medical Examiners: Midwifery Liaison Committee
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/midwives/index.htm
Contact Info:
P.O. Box 183, Trenton, New Jersey 08625
609-826-7100

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Garden State Midwifery Guild
gardenstatemidwiferyguild@yahoogroups.com
New Jersey Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.newjerseymidwife.org/

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New Mexico

Both direct entry midwives and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in NM, and are regulated by the public health division.

Licensing Agencies

New Mexico Department of Health: Public Health Division
http://www.health.state.nm.us/PHD/midwife_roster.shtml
Certified nurse-midwives are licensed as a licensed certified nurse midwife (CNM).
Direct-entry midwives are licensed as a licensed midwife (LM).
Contact Info:
Amanda Romero, License Info
1190 S. St. Francis Dr.
Sante Fe, NM 87502
(505) 476-8906
F (505) 827-2530
Email: AmandaM.Romero@state.nm.us

Wreatha Carner, CNM, Licensing Info Assistant
1190 S. St. Francis Dr.
Sante Fe, NM 87502
(505) 476-8908
Email: wreatha.carner@state.nm.us

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

New Mexico Midwives Association
http://www.newmexicomidwifery.org/index.php/site/article-public/

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New York

Both Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) and direct entry midwives who have passed the American Midwifery Certification Board (CMs) exam may practice and be licensed in NY.

Licensing Agencies

New York State Education Department: Office of the Professions: Midwifery
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/midwife/
Contact Info:
NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Midwifery Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 250
Fax: 518-402-5354
E-mail: opunit1@mail.nysed.gov

Consumer Organizations

New York Friends of Midwives
http://www.birthnewyork.org/NYFOM/
email: nyfom@birthnewyork.org

Professional Organizations

New York Homebirth Midwives
http://www.nyhomebirth.com/

New York State Association of Licensed Midwives: Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.nysalm.org/
Contact Info:
518-852-7965
email: newyorkmidwives@gmail.com

Upstate New York Homebirth Midwives
http://www.upstatenyhbmidwives.com/

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North Carolina

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of North Carolina; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

North Carolina Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses (APRN).
http://www.ncbon.com/dcp/i/licensurelisting-advanced-practice-registered...
Contact Info:
North Carolina Board of Nursing
Post Office Box 2129
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602-2129
Phone: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461

Consumer Organizations

North Carolina Friends of Midwives
http://www.ncfom.org/

Professional Organizations

North Carolina Midwives Alliance
http://www.ncmidwife.org/index.html
Contact Info:
Email: info@ncmidwife.org
North Carolina State Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.ncmidwives.org/

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North Dakota

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of North Dakota; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

North Dakota Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses (APRN).
https://www.ndbon.org/
Contact Info:
ND Board of Nursing
919 S 7th St
Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504-5881
Phone: 701-328-9777
Fax: 701-328-9785

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

None found

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Ohio

Direct Entry Midwives are not regulated by the state of Ohio; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Ohio Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses (APRN).
http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/
Contact Info:
17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410
(614) 466-3947
FAX: (614) 466-0388

Consumer Organizations

Ohio Families for Safe Birth
http://www.safebirthohio.org/
Contact Info:
Ohio Families for Safe Birth
4424 Lucerne Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45227
Email: safebirthohio@gmail.com

Professional Organizations

Ohio Midwives Alliance
http://www.ohiomidwives.org/
Ohio State Affiliate of the ACNM

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Oklahoma

Direct Entry Midwives are not regulated by the State of Oklahoma; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
http://www.ok.gov/nursing/
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurse (APRN).
Contact Info:
2915 N Classen, Ste 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 962-1800
F (405) 962-1821

Consumer Organizations

Friends of the Oklahoma Midwives Alliance
https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheOMA?ref=br_tf

Professional Organizations

Oklahoma Midwives Alliance, Inc.
http://oklahomamidwivesalliance.com/

Oklahoma State Affiliate of ACNM
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ACNMOK/

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Oregon

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in OR. Both may bill for Medicaid reimbursement.

Licensing Agencies

Oregon Health Licensing Agency: Board of Direct Entry Midwifery
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed direct entry midwives (LDM).
http://www.oregon.gov/OHLA/DEM/Pages/index.aspx
Contact Info:
Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA)
700 Summer St. NE, Suite 320
Salem, Oregon 97301-1287
Phone: 503-378-8667
Fax: 503-370-9004

Oregon State Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as nurse practitioners.
http://www.oregon.gov/osbn/Pages/advpraclicensure.aspx
Contact Info:
Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97224-7012
Phone: 971-673-0685
Fax: 971-673-0684

Consumer Organizations

Birth Freedom for Oregon
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Birth-Freedom-for-Oregon/361887907798

Professional Organizations

Oregon Midwifery Council
http://oregonmidwiferycouncil.org/wp/
Contact Info:
5126 NE 20th Ave Portland, OR 97211
email: info@oregonmidwiferycouncil.org

Oregon Midwives: the Oregon Affiliate of the ACNM
http://www.oregonmidwives.org/
Contact Info:
Email: info@oregonmidwives.org

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Pennsylvania

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of PA; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

Certified Nurse-Midwives must be licensed by both the board of nursing and the board of medicine.
Pennsylvania Department of State: Licensing: State Board of Medicine
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_board_of_...
Contact Info:
PA State Board of Medicine
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-1400
Fax - (717) 787-7769
Email: ST-MEDICINE@pa.gov

Pennsylvania Department of State: Licensing: State Board of Nursing
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_board_of_...
Contact Info:
PA State Board of Nursing
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone: 717-783-7142
Fax: 717-783-0822
E-mail: st-nurse@pa.gov

Consumer Organizations

Birth Action Pennsylvania
http://birthaction.org/state-resources/pennsylvania

Professional Organizations

Midwives Alliance of Pennsylvania
www.pamidwivesalliance.org
Contact Info:
Email: pamidwives@googlegroups.com

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Rhode Island

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the State of Rhode Island; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

State of Rhode Island: Department of Health: Nurses
www.health.ri.gov/for/nurses/index.php
Contact Info:
Room 105
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097
Phone: (401) 222-5700

Consumer Organizations

Rhode Island Birth Network
http://www.ribirth.net/

Rhode Island Home Birth Collective
www.homebirthri.org

Professional Organizations

None found

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South Carolina

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice be licensed in SC.

Licensing Agencies

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control: Health Licensing
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/licen/hrlicmw.htm
Contact Info:
301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC, 29201
(803) 545-4370

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Nursing/
Contact info:
Synergy Business Park
Suite 202
Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Drive,
Columbia, S.C. 29210
Mailing Address
PO Box 12367
Columbia, S.C. 29211-2367
Telephone: (803) 896-4550
Fax: (803) 896-4515
Email: nurseboard@llr.sc.gov

Consumer Organizations

Support South Carolina Midwives
http://www.supportscmidwives.com/

Professional Organizations

South Carolina Affiliate of ACNM
http://scmidwives.org/
South Carolina Licensed Midwives
http://www.sc-midwives.org/

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South Dakota

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of South Dakota; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

South Dakota Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurses.
http://doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/
Contact Info:
4305 South Louise Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115
605-362-2760

Consumer Organizations

South Dakota Birth Matters
http://sdbirthmatters.org/

Professional Organizations

South Dakota Docs for Midwives
http://www.sddocsformidwives.org/?q=node/11

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Tennessee

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in TN.

Licensing Agencies

State of Tennessee: Department of Health: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advance practice nurses.
http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/Nursing/index.htm
Contact info:
Tennessee Board of Nursing
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-5166

State of Tennessee: Department of Health: Council of Certified Professional Midwifery
Direct entry midwives are licensed as certified professional midwives.
http://health.state.tn.us/boards/Midwifery/index.htm
Contact info:
Council of Certified Professional Midwifery
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-4384

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Tennessee Midwives Association
http://tnmidwives.org/

Tennessee State Affiliate of ACNM
http://tennessee.midwife.org/

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Texas

Both certified nurse midwives and direct entry midwives may practice and are eligible for licensure in TX.

Licensing Agencies

Texas Department of State Health Services: Texas Midwifery Board
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/midwife/default.shtm
Contact Info:
Mail Code 1982
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
(512) 834-4523
F (512) 834-6677
Email: midwifery@dshs.state.tx.us

Texas Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurses.

http://www.bon.texas.gov/index.html
Contact Info:
APN applications & Prescriptive Authority processes
(512) 305-6843
F (512) 305-7401

Katherine Thomas, Executive Director
333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 305-7400
F (512) 305-7401

Consumer Organizations

Texans for Midwifery
http://www.texansformidwifery.org/

Professional Organizations

Association of Texas Midwives
http://www.texasmidwives.com/
Contact Info:
Katy, Texas 77493
(281) 391-2156
(832) 437-5876
Email: crmidwife@earthlink.net

East Texas Midwives Association
Contact Info:
(903) 526-2600
Email: contact@laboroflovetyler.com

Greater Houston Midwives’ Alliance
http://houstonmidwives.org/
Contact Info:
Email: Bones206@gmail.com

San Antonio Area Midwives Association
http://www.sanantoniomidwives.org/
Contact Info:
(210) 378-4550
Email: joi@birthworld.com

North Texas Midwives Association
https://www.facebook.com/NorthTexasMidwives
Contact Info:
(214) 755-6086
Email: cori@dallascpm.com

Consortium of Texas Certified Nurse-Midwives: Texas Affiliate of ACNM
http://www.midwivesoftexas.org/midwives/
Contact Info:
General Email: midwivesoftexas@gmail.com

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Utah

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in UT.

Licensing Agencies

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing (DOPL)
Direct entry midwives are licensed as Licensed Direct Entry Midwives (LDEM).
http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/direct_entry_midwife.html

Certified nurse-midwives are licensed as CNM.
http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/certified_nurse_midwife.html
Contact Info:
160 E 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 530-6628
Email: doplweb@utah.gov

Consumer Organizations

Utah Friends of Midwives
https://www.facebook.com/groups/39548363179/

Professional Organizations

Utah Midwives Association / Utah Midwives Organization
http://utahmidwivesassociation.org/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Utah-Midwives-Organization/225882837482190...
Contact Info:
36 Summer Place
Saratoga Springs, UT 84045
(801) 200-1873
Email: utahmidwivesorganization@gmail.com

Utah Alliance of Independent Midwives (UAIM)
http://utahmidwife.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/323831927159/

Utah Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://utahcnms.enpnetwork.com/
Contact Info:
(801) 581-4014
Email: sarah.hagen@nurs.utah.edu

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Vermont

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in VT.
www.vtprofessionals.org

Licensing Agencies

Vermont Secretary of State: Office of Professional Regulation: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.
http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses/advanced_practice_registered_nurs...
Contact Info:
National Life Building, North FL 2
Montpelier VT 05620-3402
(802) 828-5924

Vermont Secretary of State: Office of Professional Regulation: Licensed Midwives
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
www.vtprofessionals.org/opr1/midwives/
Contact Info:
National Life Building, North FL 2
Montpelier VT 05620-3402
(802) 828-2373

Consumer Organizations

None found

Professional Organizations

Vermont Nurse-Midwives: Region I Chapter IV of ACNM
www.vtmidwives.org

Vermont Midwives Association
www.vermontmidwivesassociation.org

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Virginia

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in Virginia.

Licensing Agencies

Virginia Department of Health Professions: Board of Medicine: Midwifery Advisory Board
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Medicine/advisory/mw/
Contact info:
Virginia Board Of Medicine
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4600

Virginia Department of Health Professions: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as licensed nurse practitioners.
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/default.htm
Contact info:
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4515
Fax: (804) 527-4455

Consumer Organizations

Birth Matters Virginia
http://birthmattersva.org/
Contact info:
PO Box 1822
Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: (757) 644-7300

Professional Organizations

Northern VA Homebirth Community
http://nova-homebirth.org/
Virginia State Affiliate of ACNM
http://virginia.midwife.org/
Contact info:
VirginiaACNM@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaACNM

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Washington

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in WA. Both are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement. There is superior regulatory language in WA for all midwives.

Licensing Agencies

WA State Dept of Health: Health Systems Quality Assurance
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewRenew...
Contact Info:
P.O. Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504-7877
Call Center phone number: 360-236-4700
Fax number: 360-236-4818
Email Address hsqa.csc@doh.wa.gov

WA State Dept of Health: Health Systems Quality Assurance: Nursing Commission
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced registered nurse practitioners.
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/NursingCommission.aspx
Contact Info:
P.O. Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7877
Call Center phone number: 360-236-4700
Fax number: 360-236-4738
Email address: nursing@doh.wa.gov

Consumer Organizations

Bloom Spokane
http://www.bloomspokane.com/
https://www.facebook.com/bloomspokane

Professional Organizations

Midwives Association of WA State
http://www.washingtonmidwives.org/
Contact Info:
MAWS
PMB 2246
10002 Aurora Ave N #36
Seattle, WA 98133-9348
Email: info@washingtonmidwives.org

Washington State Affiliate of the ACNM
www.midwivesofwa.org

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West Virginia

Direct entry midwives are not regulated by the state of West Virginia; there is no licensure available.

Licensing Agencies

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as registered nurse midwives
http://www.wvrnboard.com/default.asp?active_page_id=1
Contact Info:
101 Dee Drive, Suite 102, Charleston, WV 25311-1620
Tel: 304.558.3596 or 877.743.NURS (6877)
Fax: 304.558.3666
rnboard@wv.gov

Consumer Organizations

West Virginia Friends of Midwives
http://www.friendsofmidwives.com/Home/tabid/1087/Default.aspx

Professional Organizations

Midwives Alliance of West Virginia
http://www.midwivesallianceofwv.com/index.html
Contact Info:
Email: midwivesallianceofwv@gmail.com
West Virginia State Affiliate of the ACNM
http://www.friendsofmidwives.com/SisterOrgs/WVACNMChapter/tabid/1375/Def...

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Wisconsin

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in WI.

Licensing Agencies

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
http://www.drl.wisconsin.gov/Default.aspx?Page=ab573095-015f-4c21-b476-8...
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services-Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as advanced practice nurses.
http://dsps.wi.gov/Default.aspx?Page=582ce3ce-0028-404c-9373-14bfd6cf17c8
Contact Info:
State of Wisconsin
Department of Safety and Professional Services
PO Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
(608) 266-2112
(877) 617-1565
email: DSPS@wisconsin.gov

Consumer Organizations

Friends of Wisconsin Midwives
Email: friendsofwisconsinmidwives@gmail.com

Professional Organizations

Wisconsin Guild of Midwives
http://wisconsinguildofmidwives.org/
Contact Info:
email: info@wisconsinguildofmidwives.org

Wisconsin Nurse-Midwives
http://karahanson.net/acnm/

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Wyoming

Both direct entry and nurse midwives may practice and be licensed in WY.

Licensing Agencies

State of Wyoming Board of Midwifery
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives (LM).
http://plboards.state.wy.us/Midwifery/index.aspx
Contact Info:
Veronica Skoranski, Executive Director
1800 Carey Ave, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7788
Email: veronica.skoranski@wyo.gov

Emily Cronbaugh, Licensing Specialist
1800 Carey Ave, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-3628
Email: Emily.cronbaugh@wyo.gov

State of Wyoming Board of Nursing:
Certified nurse-midwives are licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
https://nursing-online.state.wy.us/Default.aspx?page=3
Contact Info:
Mary Kay Goetter, Executive Director
1810 Pioneer Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7601
General Email: wsbn-info-licensing@wyo.gov

Consumer Organizations

Wyoming for Birth Options
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wyoming-for-Birth-Options/290571651023

Professional Organizations

Colorado and Wyoming Home Birth Nurse Midwives
http://www.homebirth-colorado-wyoming-nurse-midwife.org/index.php?p=1_4_...

Wyoming State Affiliate of the ACNM
Contact Info:
(307) 339-8181
Email: wymidwife@gmail.com
Email: Heidi.sterns@midwives.org

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American Samoa/ Guam/ Northern Marianas Islands/ Puerto Rico/ US Virgin Islands

Direct entry midwives are not regulated in these territories; there is no licensure available.