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Save the date!
Our Annual Conference will be April 4th & 5th, 2019.
We will gather again on the beautiful campus of Green River College in Auburn, WA.
More details coming soon!

Lobby Day 2018 was a success!
Thank you to everyone who joined us
to lobby for midwifery in Olympia.

Click here to read our report,
learn about legislative agenda, and more.

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MAWS is committed to promoting equity and inclusion of all people in midwifery.
  • To read our mission,
    vision, and goals,
    click here.
  • To read our statement on white supremacy,
    click here.
  • To read the letter we wrote to MANA about gender inclusion,
    click here.
  • For more information about gender inclusion,
    click here.

Check out our 2017 Member Report!

Practice Updates for Midwives

including the latest recommendations for HPV and CHD screening, NRP, GDM, Cord clamping and more!

Do you have a "Midwife-Friendly" Business?

Click here to learn how you can support Washington Midwives while bringing more attention to your health care or birth-related business or service.

Download the Orientation Manual for LMs (pdf)

Comprehensive Resource for New and Prospective Licensed Midwives. Click here to download pdf.

MAWS Nitrous Oxide Information (pdf)

Click here to download pdf.

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