What is NARM?

The North American Registry of Midwives sets the standard for the competency-based Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) credential.

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What is a CPM?

The Certified Professional Midwife credential, issued by NARM, is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

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How to Become a CPM?

The first step in the certification process is an evaluation of the applicant’s education and clinical training according to the standards set by the Portfolio Evaluation Process.

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The Latest from NARM —

NRP Updates for 2023

Results from the NARM NRP Survey! Every year NARM gets emails and phone calls from midwives who describe the challenges of getting NRP training in

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NARM Accountability

CPM Informed Disclosure As you may know, NARM has an Accountability process for clients to file complaints about Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs). This is a

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Total number of
Certified Professional Midwife
credentials issued as of December 16, 2022

4,333

Total number of Certified Professional Midwife credentials issued as of November 26, 2021—

4,120

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