Member Benefits

Join or renew today!

Join or renew today!

CALM membership means you have the professional tools and legislative advocacy you need to support California families.

CALM licensed midwife member benefits include:

  • Ensuring the best possible legislation for California midwifery through a proactive legislative agenda and lobbying activities
  • Resources to keep you up-to-date on the issues that impact you as a licensed midwife, including our newsletter and legislative updates
  • Making sure your voice is heard at the meetings that matter most, including representation at MAC, regulatory hearings, interested parties and MBC meetings
  • Legal Hotline for general midwifery practice-related or business-related questions (first call free; nominal $35 processing fee for subsequent calls). (learn more here
  • Education on timely topics to inform your midwifery practice
  • Tools to help families find you, including a listing on the CALM Find a Midwife page
  • Ask Me Anything monthly calls: From “What’s up with current legislation?” to “Where do I order Rhogam?” (For new and seasoned midwives alike)
  • Continuing education on evidence-based practice
  • Discounts for your practice, including malpractice insurance, Rhogam and tele-medicine for your client referrals
  • Midwifery Matters subscription discount
  • Opportunity to add a birth center listing to the CAM site, reaching thousands of families (learn more here)
  • Welcome Packet for New and New to California Licensed Midwives – logistical details for your California midwifery practice (learn more here)

WATCH for these new projects in 2018-19:

  • Hands-on education on the topics you care about most coming to your region
  • Communications campaign to increase awareness of California Licensed Midwives
  • Support for improved transfers through education and systemic change

The overwhelming majority of CALM members surveyed tell us that these benefits are an excellent value.

CALM memberships are currently managed by the California Association of Midwives (CAM) website. Click below to be redirected to CALM membership information.

Join or renew today!

Benefits designed to meet your needs, whether you are a new, seasoned, retired, or student midwife.

95% of CALM members surveyed said they would recommend membership to other CA midwives.

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CALM memberships are currently managed by the California Association of Midwives (CAM) website. Click below to be redirected to CALM membership information.
CALM licensed midwives are licensed midwives in good standing with the Midwifery Board of California.
CALM newly licensed midwives are midwives who have newly received their license within the last two years.
CALM associate members are professionally licensed out of hospital care providers, including CNMs, MDs, and PAs.
CALM student midwives are students attending an accredited midwifery school.
CALM retired midwives are those who have retired from practice.

 

The California Association of Midwives Foundation (CAM) recognizes the contribution that midwives of color make to the improvement on infant mortality rates, prematurity rates, breastfeeding rates, and maternal mental health for families with the highest disparities in birth outcomes. CAM sponsors honorary memberships to the California Association of Licensed Midwives (CALM) for California licensed midwives and student midwives of color. To receive an honorary membership, contact membership@californiamidwives.org.