California Nurse-Midwives Association

Mission Statement

The California Nurse-Midwives Associationís (CNMA) mission is to facilitate the integration of nurse midwives into the health care system of California, promote legislation/regulations supportive of maternal child health and nurse-midwifery practice, and provide a forum for interaction with other groups sharing common maternal-child health goals. 

The Objectives of the California Nurse-Midwives Association include:

    Promoting the health of women and the children in California through provision of high quality care.
    Supporting and promoting professional achievement among nurse-midwives.
    Representing nurse-midwives as leaders and as major resources for the development and delivery of quality health care for women, infants, and families in California.
    Defining and promoting nurse-midwifery practice in the state of California.
    Initiating, supporting and/or opposing legislation affecting the health of California women and infants, and the practice of nurse-midwifery.
    Representing nurse-midwives in California within professional, community, and government arenas.


CNMA is California State Affiliate of the ACNM!

Joining with American College of Nurse-Midwives provides us with additional resources and tools to accomplish more for CNMs and the families we serve in our State.




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