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Get prepared to soar through the exam while connecting to the community that will feed your practice so you can sustain your much-needed work for a lifetime. Applications open now.
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Safe, evidence-based birth options in EVERY community in California.

All California families deserve access to a midwife in the birth setting of their choice: hospital, birth center, or home. 

Too many families believe they cannot choose a licensed midwife because they can’t find a MediCal provider. Others do not have access to a midwife who reflects their cultural background. Some simply aren’t aware that midwifery care is an option for their family.

California Association of Midwives Foundation (CAM) is working to make sure families have access to a licensed midwife for their care in pregnancy and birth.

Helping more families have access to midwifery care through:

Access To Culturally Sensitive Care

Education for Families

Expanded Access To Midwifery

Learn more about what a California licensed midwife is and how to find one today.

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We can’t do it alone! Want to help CAM reach its goals? Join our volunteer pool here.

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Are you a parent, expectant parent or hope to be one? Get our free guide to choosing a midwife.

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 Are you a licensed midwife in California? 

Find out more about CAM's sibling organization and how they plan to strengthen and support licensed midwives in California! Visit the California Association of Licensed Midwives here. 

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