Member Benefits

Member Benefits

  • Welcome committee for newly licensed and new to California midwives
  • Legal Hotline for general midwifery practice-related or business-related questions (first call free; nominal $35 processing fee for subsequent calls). (learn more here)
  • Opportunity to add a birth center listing to the CAM site, reaching thousands of California families (learn more here)
  • Quarterly webinars with CALM’s lawyer and/or policy consultant with topics such as Implementing Medi-Cal, VBAC, Professional Corporation vs. S-Corporation (what’s a midwife to do?), informed consent legal issues, chartingfor risk management and scope of practice clarification and basics
  • Resources to keep you up-to-date on the issues that impact you as a licensed midwife in California, including our newsletter and legislative updates
  • The continuing education you need to provide evidence-based practice, including our annual conference
  • Tools for optimizing your midwifery practice, including a listing on the CALM Find a Midwife page
  • Ensuring the best possible legislation for midwifery in California through a proactive legislative agenda and lobbying activities
  • Making sure your voice is heard at the meetings that matter most, including representation at MAC, regulatory hearings, interested parties meetings and Medical Board of California meetings
  • Discounts for your practice, including discounted CEU opportunities, insurance billing, malpractice insurance (40% discount with SouthernCross!) and tele-medicine for your client referrals (contact us atinfo@californiamidwives.org for more information)
  • Meaningful engagement in the organization through voting, surveys, committee participation (i.e. board nominating committee, advisorycommittee, legislative agenda committee), volunteerism and qualification tobe nominated for an officer position or serve on the board of directors
  • Midwifery Matters subscription discount
  • All at cumulative savings of hundreds of dollars annually and much benefit that is beyond monetary value
CALM memberships are currently managed by the California Association of Midwives (CAM) website. Click below to be redirected to CALM membership information.