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Pat wishes to thank Debbie Pulley Debbie Pulley, CPM for the tremendous work she put into creating this document. Along with the FAQs this document was originally created for the Newsgroup Sci.med.midwifery, a Newsgroup devoted to communication between consumers and midwives.

Due to lack of the ability to maintain the Newsgroup, we have made an effort to preserve them  for you. Enjoy, and let us know if you have sites you would like to add. Updates welcome at: webmidwife1@comcast.net

Sources for information about International Midwifery

http://midwifeinfo.com/articles/international-midwifery-organizations

Essential Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice 2002

European Forum of National Nursing and Midwifery Associations
History and timeline of midwifery in the USA

Midwifery Organizations

Midwifery Organizations (UK)

Nursing Associations

Professional Midwifery Organizations

Professional Organizations on line

Regulation of Midwives (Worldwide)

WHO Midwifery Associations
International Organizations

Contact information is possibly very out of date. Please search for the organization of the country/location that you are seeking before trying to make contact to the information provided below.

INDEX
AFRICA
ASIA
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
CANADA
CENTRAL AMERICA
EUROPE
MEXICO
NORTH AMERICA
SOUTH AMERICA
  UNITED STATES  
Midwifery organizations
http://www.internationalmidwives.org/docs/MIDWIFERY%20ORGANISATIONS.htm
Midwives on Line: International Midwives
http://www.midwivesonline.com/internationallinks.htm
INTERNATIONAL 
http://www.uia.org/
Union of International Associations
Birth International http://www.acegraphics.com.au/
 Commonwealth Medical Association  http://www.commat.org/
International Centre For Active Birth
International Confederation Of Midwives 
http://www.internationalmidwives.org
International Home Birth Movement 
AFRICA 
AMERICA (CENTRAL) 
http://www.central-american-midwives.org/
http://www.central-american-midwives.org/aboutus.php
Bahama Association Of Midwives
AMERICA (NORTH) 
CANADA 
Association of Ontario Midwives
http://www.aom.on.ca/
Calgary Association For Parents & Professionals  
Alternatives For Safe Alternatives In Childbirth  http://www.asac.ab.ca/
Canadian Childbirth Education
Canadian Foundation For Midwives In International Development
College of Midwives of Ontario: http://www.cmo.on.ca/
Newfoundland and Labrador Midwives’ Association
UNITED STATES
Midwives’ Alliance Of North America (MANA) : http://www.mana.org/
info@mana.org
North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) : http://www.narm.org/
info@narm.org
AMERICA (SOUTH) 
CHILE
Colegio De Matronas De Chile 
http://www.colegiodematronasdechile.cl/regional_chillan.asp
ASIA AND CHINA (People’s Republic)
HONG KONG 
http://www.midwives.org.hk/
Hong Kong Midwives Association
http://www.fmshk.com.hk/memberdata/hkma.htm
INDONESIA
JAPAN 
Japan Academy of Midwifery
Japanese Midwives’ Association
Midwifery in Japan
KOREA 
Korean Midwifery Associaiton
MALAYSIA: Sarawak Midwives’ Association 
PHILIPPINES 
Integrated Midwives’ Association Of The Philippines 
http://www.imap.ph/history.html
TAIWAN 
Midwifery Association Of The Republic Of China 
EUROPE 
CATALONIA  http://www.llevadores.cat/
CZECH REPUBLIC  Czech Midwives’ Association 
ENGLAND
MIDIRS [Midwives Information and Resource Service]
http://www.midirs.org/
THE ASSOCIATION OF RADICAL MIDWIVES
ICELAND 
Icelandic Midwives’ Association
ITALY 
Associazone Ostetriche  http://www.associazionemerati.it/
LUXEMBOURG
Association Odes Sages-Femmes Luxembourgeoise
MALTA  The Midwives’ Association
NORWAY Norwegian Association Of Midwives 
SCOTLAND  Midwifery and nursing in Scotland
Asociacion Nacional De Matronas Espanolas 
SWITZERLAND 
World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/
THE NETHERLANDS  Dutch Organization of Midwives
UNITED KINGDOM 
Association Of Radical Midwives 
http://www.radmid.demon.co.uk/midwives.htm
British Journal of Midwifery
http://www.britishjournalofmidwifery.com/
National Childbirth Trust (NCT) http://www.nct.org.uk/home
Royal College Of Midwives  http://www.rcm.org.uk/
Australia and New Zealand
AUSTRALIA 
Australian College Of Midwives  http://www.acmi.org.au/

NEW ZEALAND 

New Zealand College of Midwives Inc. http://www.midwife.org.nz/
New Zealand College of Midwives
PO Box 21 106, 376 Manchester Street
Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 377 2732
Fax: +64 3 377 5662
Email:
nzcom@nzcom.org.nz
Pat wishes to thank Debbie Pulley, CPM for the tremendous work she put into creating this document. Along with the FAQs this document was originally created for the Newsgroup Sci.med.midwifery, a Newsgroup devoted to communication between consumers and midwives.
Due to lack of the ability to maintain the Newsgroup, we have made an effort to preserve them  for you. Enjoy, and let us know if you have sites you would like to add. Updates welcome at: webmidwife1@comcast.net
Updated 7-4-2008