Birthingway Students In ClassStart your journey at Birthingway!
We are a campus-based learning community, offering multiple degree and certificate programs. A rigorous blend of theory and practice, our programs are designed to support you on your path within the midwifery arts and sciences.
The best way to learn about our programs is to attend one of our “So, you want to be…” workshops and read our newsletter, Birthingways.

Midwifery The Midwifery Program is our oldest, most established program. We have been teaching our Biodynamic model of care and training Midwives in Oregon for over 20 years.
So, You Want To Be a Midwife?, April 30th
Lactation Our Pathway 2 students have the option of obtaining a Certificate or Associate’s Degree in Lactation Consulting. Both programs fulfill didactic education and clinical practice requirements for candidates seeking the IBCLC credential.
Specialized Birthingway’s Labor Doula, Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Education programs offer both theoretical and skills-based learning, including robust in-class time as well as a mentored certification practicum for each profession.

Would you like to visit Birthingway?

Please come, take a tour and meet with a Program Coordinator.

Community Courses and Workshops

We offer Legend Drugs and Devices re-certification and Newborn Resuscitation training in addition to other community courses and workshops.

Services and Referrals

Thanks to over 20 years of educating the birthing community, Birthingway is part of a large and growing community of Midwives, Lactation Consultants, Labor Doulas, Postpartum Doulas and Childbirth Educators. They are our students, graduates and faculty.

If you are looking for one of these services, please browse our Services and Referrals area. You can read about individual providers or contact our Specialized Programs Coordinator for help finding the care you need.