Please see membership categories & qualifications below.
Rejoin or Lapsed members
Download the Membership application form as a PDF.
Active Memberships (CNMs & CMs only)
Active memberships are full voting membership in the College that are open to any CNM or CM. Along with the added benefit of listing your Practice on Find-A-Midwife, membership includes a subscription to ACNM's peer-reviewed Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access); policy, advocacy and practice updates; the bi-weekly Midwifery Now e-newsletter; Quickening online news site also available in print; and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs. Your ACNM membership entitles you to discounts on ACNM meetings, product and CEUs. Your membership also gives you access to ACNM Connect, an online members-only community.
Active Member (CNMs & CMs only) Full voting membership in the College open to any CNM or CM.
Active - Supporting (CNMs & CMs only) Full voting membership for CNMs & CMs meeting one or more of these eligibility requirements: retired; non-midwifery full-time student; disabled; missionary; full-time volunteer; employed outside of midwifery; unemployed.
Student (non-CNMs/CMs) Non-voting membership for students enrolled in ACME-accredited midwifery education programs. Membership includes discount on ACNM meetings and products; the bi-weekly Midwifery Now e-newsletter; a subscription to the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access), Quickening online news site also available in print, and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs. Your membership also gives you access to ACNM Connect, an online member-only community. Through our national office, your state affiliate and ACNM Connect, you’ll be supported and welcomed into an inspiring community of midwives and midwifery students.
Associate (non-CNMs/CMs) Not open to CNMs/CMs or qualified students. Associate members are non-voting members who are "Friends of Midwifery" that are interested in midwifery and supporting the mission of ACNM. Membership includes a subscription to the bi-monthly Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access), the quarterly newsletter Quickening and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs. Enjoy discounts on products in the ACNM Store. Your membership also gives you access to ACNM Connect, an online members-only community.
Active-Life (65+) Dues - $2,738 + your annual affiliate dues. This category is specifically for CNMs/CMs who are 65 and older. To qualify for this category, you must be at least 65 years old and your date of birth must be listed on your application. Learn more about Life membership here.
Annually: 12 months from point of sign-up for new memberships, and then renew for an additional 12 months annually thereafter.
Monthly: Pay for your annual membership in monthly installments. You must pay by credit card, and store your auto-pay information in the system – your information will be encrypted and securely stored to charge automatically every month. After your initial payment, monthly dues installments will be charged after the 20th of every month.
Annual Fee and Agreement: The annual administrative fee to pay for your membership in monthly installments is $25.00. It will be included with your first payment and will be charged annually with each first monthly payment.
IMPORTANT: By choosing this option, you are agreeing to fulfill your obligation to 12 installment payments for your annual membership. To avoid paying the administrative fee more than once per year, please keep your credit or debit card information current. Your membership cannot continue into the next month if it is unpaid. If your membership lapses, you will need to pay the administrative fee again to reinstate your monthly payments.
Hardship Dues Waiver Program: If you are a current ACNM member experiencing short-term, extreme financial hardship, you may be eligible for a temporary waiver of your National ACNM annual dues. You'll first need to log in and then CLICK HERE for details and to learn more about eligibility and the application process. Refund Policy: ACNM Membership dues are non-refundable. This includes the annual administrative fee for those paying in monthly installments.