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Medical Education and Midwifery Workforce Issues

Issue Summary

The government funds a number of programs that may provide funding for individuals in training to become a nurse-midwife.  This is important to many students, given the costs involved.  This page will provide detail on these programs.

Workforce issues are a related topic.  The demand for midwifery services is increasing, as the number of midwife attended births has been steadily growing over time.  To meet this demand, there must be a sufficient number of accredited educational programs, participation by preceptors, and interested students.   

Available Literature and Resources



American College of Nurse-Midwives.
8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550 | Silver Spring MD 20910
Phone: 240-485-1800 | Fax: 240-485-1818