NARM’s Year in Review: Reflections on 2022

Another year comes to a close…and somehow we find ourselves several weeks into a new one. We take a moment to look back at the past 12 months. April 2022: More Preceptor Resources! The future of midwifery relies upon training new midwives. This is an essential task, and NARM wants to ensure that preceptors have […]

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 their communities. In response to these concerns, NARM conducted a survey to get a better understanding from the entire CPM community of what barriers to NRP courses exist and which […]

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 process to improve midwifery care through remediation and professional peer review. Midwives who use the CPM credential must include, in their Informed Disclosure, information on the NARM Accountability process and […]

COVID-19 Updates October, 2020

Update on Virtual Clinical Experiences As announced earlier this year, NARM will allow two virtual clinicals to apply to the Continuity of Care clinical requirements for CPM candidates and NARM Preceptor registrants for each Continuity of Care Client: one prenatal in the final trimester and one postpartum done anytime between 24 hours and six weeks […]

NARM Position Statement Regarding Confidentiality

On April 29, 2018, the NARM Board wrote and approved the following position statement regarding confidentiality— In the context of midwifery practice, confidentiality is critical to protect consumers. During midwifery care, consultation, and peer review, respectful and confidential discussion may occur regarding both the midwifery consumer/client and the decisions and actions of the midwife and […]

Two new NARM Board Members

Gina Dacosta-Rivera joins the board as a CPM representative. Gina has been a CPM for over three years. She trained as an apprentice in Puerto Rico and then completed her education at Maternidad La Luz in El Paso. Gina has a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and a Master’s degree in Italian Studies, and she attends […]

CPM Information Release Consent Form

Occasionally NARM receives requests for listings of CPMs in specific areas. While NARM will verify that a midwife is a CPM if asked, we cannot release names or any other information without prior authorization. If you would like this information released, please download, print, and sign the form below: CPM Information Release Form