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Why the “L” in “LM” Matters

Opinion by Rosanna Davis, LM, CPM President, California Association of Licensed Midwives I am not a lay midwife. I am a California licensed midwife. And I am going to insist that health care providers and policy makers understand why this matters. My initial training included 3 years of didactic education and clinical experience as required […]

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Significant Victory For Access to Midwifery for Medi-Cal Families

A major victory in CALM’s efforts to increase true access to the care of licensed midwifery for Medi-Cal eligible families was just achieved. CALM’s previous advocacy work had established the legal right for midwives to serve as Medi-Cal providers. Thanks to our ongoing efforts, the agency that administers the Medi-Cal program has agreed with us […]

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Introducing the New Board of Directors

The California Association of Licensed Midwives (CALM) is pleased to announce our new Board of Directors. The full board now consists of founding board members and our newly elected members, who were affirmed by an overwhelming margin by CALM membership. To assemble the slate, members of the CALM founding board engaged in a careful and […]

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