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Independent Research Presentations-May 14, 2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015

2013 Community Cohort Research Presentations








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Is it too late to apply?

Friday, April 17th, 2015

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Can I still apply to Birthwise? Yes, please continue to send in your applications for 2015.

How does this work? Anyone who has sent in their application by April 15, 2015 (or post marked by then) will be in the 1st round of interviews.

Those applications received afterwards will be interviewed at a later date.

FMI: yvette@birthwisemidwifery.edu or call: 207.647.5968

Apply-Diversity Scholarship 2015

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

rachel StanzeMeet Rachel: A  2014 recipient of Birthwise Midwifery School’s Diversifying Midwifery in our Communities Scholarship.

Receiving the diversity scholarship has freed up time and energy, allowing me to focus on academics and my preceptorship. It feels good to know that my school supports me and wants to see me succeed to my fullest. I am in my first year of studies at Birthwise and so far, around each corner is something new and intriguing that I hope to add to my repertoire as a midwife with a diverse and holistic practice. Most recently, methods for inducing lactation in non-gestating parents has my attention. Same sex breastfeeding and/or chest feeding is just one example of adaptations that can be made to deepen parent-child bonds and to lift stereotypes about which parent fills which gender role. I’ve been pleased to see my Duluth, Minnesota community come together to start conversations about queer parenting and families. Midwifery care can have a key role in supporting all families on their journey.


FMI about Diversifying Midwifery in our Communities Scholarship please contact: yvette@birthwisemidwifery.edu or call 207.647.5968



Meet Yvette-Apply Today

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

breastfeeding picMy name is Yvette McDonnell and I’m the Student Affairs Coordinator at Birthwise Midwifery School.

I wanted to let you know it is admissions time at Birthwise Midwifery School and how I can help you.

I handle admissions, answer questions regarding our programs at the school, assist current students with finding housing, organize the Doula training’s and administer the Diversifying Midwifery in our Communities Scholarship.

If you have any questions regarding the admissions process, want to talk about the programs we offer, or come for a campus visit, contact me. I am happy to help.


Yvette McDonnell, M.Ed
Student Affairs Coordinator

Currently Apprenticing with a Midwife?

Friday, March 27th, 2015

pic 7Have you been apprenticing with a midwife for some time?

Are you currently apprenticing with a midwife?

Are you trying to complete your NARM Requirements?

Do you want/need a more structured education?

If you said yes, our Community Program is for You!

FMI: yvette@birthwisemidwifery.edu / 207.647.5968

Research Topics are In!

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Research Presentation topics are in.  Join us and the 2013 Campus Cohort as they present a wide range of research topics.  Can’t make it to Maine.  Join us virtually. FMI:  Susan Delaney midwifesusi@icloud.com


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2013 Campus Cohort Research Presentations

Independent Research Presentations

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

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Save the Dates: February 23, 2015 & May 14, 2015

The Birthwise Independent Research presentations will be held on February 23rd, 9am-4pm (Campus students) and May 14th, 8:30am-4:30pm (Community students) in the Carriage House at Birthwise. Get the most out of each day by attending in-person, or join us virtually from the comfort of your home or office! Presentations cover current topics in midwifery practice and last approximately half an hour each. Topics and the schedule of presentations will be announced approximately one month before the event, so stay tuned for details.

Attendance can be used towards NARM category 2 CEU’s.

Reasons to take an Elective

Monday, January 12th, 2015


Top 3 Reasons to take an elective at Birthwise   client and student 2

1.  Enhance your professional development

2.  Further your education

3.  Great, up to date current topics

To view Spring 2015  Course Electives click the link below:


Register Today!

FMI:  Contact:  info@birthwisemidwifery.edu or call:  207.647.5968

Belly Dancing Coming to Birthwise

Monday, January 12th, 2015

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Heat up this winter with Belly Dance Basics I. Participants will explore sensual movements in a safe environment, while connecting to the divine feminine. Students will enjoy music from around the world and building community with other women.  No dance experience required. Only an Open Heart and Mind.

Date:  February 2 – March 23, 2015 (Mondays)
Time:  6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Cost:  8 week Class -$80.00
$12 Drop-In Class Rate

Location:  Birthwise Midwifery School-Carriage House

6 students minimum to run class.

FMI:  sacredmovements@hushmail.com

Birthwise Students,  receive a discount (with a minimum  of 6 BW students in the class)








Begin Your Career as a CPM

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Always wanted to become a CPM?  But never knew how?  Come to our Open House and find out what steps are needed to become a CPM.

FMI:  Yvette@birthwisemidwifery.edu/207.647.5968

Open House & Doula Workshop-March 2015

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