Midwifery Program

IMG_9118_NEW_webOur Midwifery Program is the longest running and largest program offered at Birthingway.

Graduates from this program are prepared to practice as direct-entry midwives, and should have gained the knowledge and experience necessary to seek national certification and/or Oregon state licensure.

The program starts in Spring Term each year.

*Birthingway does not offer online courses at this time.*

Program Goals

Graduates of Birthingway’s Midwifery Program will:

  • have competency in providing Biodynamic midwifery care.
  • be able to use compassionate communication and empathy, and identify feelings and needs.
  • have basic knowledge in a variety of therapeutic modalities.
  • be prepared to be nationally certified by the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) and for Oregon state licensing.
  • have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s Degree.