Resources for Choosing a Maternity Care Provider
Childbirth Connection
  • Our Moment of Truth is an initiative led by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to familiarize women with midwifery.
Find a Local Midwife for Your Pregnancy
  • The American College of Nurse-Midwives maintains an online database of practices with one or more Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) or Certified Midwives (CMs). You can also search for hospital, in-hospital birth center, out-of-hospital and home birth practices.
  • provides an online directory for locating midwives and many other types of childbirth providers, including midwives who are willing to travel to women.
  • Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) provides a list of MANA members in your state (MANA members have many different types of credentials).
  • The American Association of Birth Centers maintains an online directory of birth centers.
  • Citizens for Midwifery offers this collection of state-by-state midwifery laws and organizations.
Find a Local Physician Who Provides Maternity Care