Licensed Midwives in WA state work with a wide variety of other healthcare professionals in order to provide high quality, high value primary maternity care services. Throughout the course of care for a childbearing woman, her fetus and her newborn, a Licensed Midwife (LM) may refer her clients to see a pediatrician, to attend a childbirth education class, to meet with a perinatologist, obstetrician or family practice doctor (if deemed necessary) or to see any of the following midwife-friendly businesses:
- Body Work/Massage/Cranial Sacral
- Business/Consultant Services for Midwives
- Childbirth Education
- Counseling and Support Groups
- Doula Services
- Fertility & Assisted Conception
- Lactation Services
- Naturopathic Care
- Pregnancy and Birth Products and Supplies
- Schools and Educational Programs
If you are a Healthcare Professional, an Allied Birth Professional, a business or an organization who works with midwives or are supportive of the Midwifery Model of Care, you can join MAWS as an Associate Member. Associate Membership with a directory listing costs $100 and is especially designed for those professionals, businesses and organizations interested in promoting their services in the MAWS directory while supporting MAWS.
If you are not comfortable joining or renewing online, you can join or renew with us over the phone (1-888-422-4784)--please leave a message with good times to call you.
Contact a local midwife in your area if you would like to view or discuss her Policies, Procedures or Practice Guidelines.