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PROGRAM DETAILS

AWWWMT Certificate Program

A Wombman's Way Warrior Midwife Training

Our midwifery study and training program is diverse, inclusive and consists of a three part formula incorporating antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn and reproductive health care, basic gynecology and common complications beginning, intermediate, and advanced practicum.

1) Beginning Midwifery Remembering Restoring Reclaiming Coursework

 is a starting point of instruction for aspiring midwives for most CPM course study. This portion provides an integrated overview of core knowledge and skills for midwifery practice and thus lays the foundation for the rest of the AWWWMT program. Includes basic introductory information and emphasis on the intuitive, interpersonal skills essential to effective midwifery care.

2) Intermediate Midwifery Remembering Restoring Reclaiming Coursework

a more thorough understanding of the physiology of pregnancy and birth, and its application. Better  appreciation for theory and that marriage with clinical practice.

3) Advanced Midwifery Remembering Restoring Reclaiming Coursework

Completion of clinical experience meeting the requirements for preparation to sit for the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) credential.

AWWWMT Curriculum & Study Groups Include 

(but Not limited to topics below)

  • Remembering Reclaiming Restoring Our Midwifery Legacy: Herstory

  • Racism within Midwifery Education/Anti-Racism in Midwifery

  • Labor Room Violence an American Culture

  • Decolonizing Birth

  • Black Midwives/Historical Relevance

  • Aligining with your Moonselves

  • Our Divine Intuition

  • The Sacredness of Our Births 

  • Plant Based diet Nutrition & WisdomWellness

  • Homeopathy & Herbs for Healing in Labor

  • Vaginally Yours

  • Yemaya Yoni Universal Medicine

  • Healing Our Bodies Starting with Our Breath

  • Economics and Politricks of Midwifery

  • Antepartum Care/Complications

  • Hypertension & Cultural Health Trends 

  • Counseling and Communication Skills

  • Supporting Labor and Assisting Delivery

  • Intrapartum Complications 

  • Hospital Transfers 

  • Perineal Assessment and Repair

  • Newborn Assessment/Complications 

  • Postpartum Care Breastfeeding

  • Case Histories: Prenatal, Intrapartum, Postpartum

  • Collaborative Care and Informed Choice

  • Venipuncture and Lab Work

  • Medicinal Crystals​

  • Physical, Sexual and Other Abuse

  • Breech/OP Presentation

  • Newborn Apnea, Hypoxia, Respiratory Distress

  • Urinary Tract Infection

  • Pre-Eclampsia

  • Releasing of Our Waters

  • Stillbirth and Miscarriage

  • Post Dates Management

  • Lab Work & Other Clinical Assessment

  • Postpartum Mood Disorders

  • Preterm Labor

  • Meconium

  • Second Stage

  • Shoulder Dystocia

  • Substance Use and Abuse

  • Pelvic Health Birth Lacerations and Suturing

  • Third Stage

  • Consult, Transport & Transfer of Care

  • Placental Health

  • Breastfeeding

  • Cesarean and VBAC

  • Charting & Documenting

  • Observant Mangement

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

  • Gender and Sexuality

  • Fetal Heart Rate Patterns

  • Embryology & Fetal Development

  • Fetal/Newborn Circulation

  • First Stage of labor 

  • Grief & Mourning for the Midwife Family & Birth Team

  • Hemorrhage

  • Gestational Diabetes

  • Genetic & Prenatal Screening

  • Pharmacology for Midwives

  • Normal Pregnancy

  • Physical Assessment

  • The ABC's of Independent Practice I, II, III

Online Group

Once a week, students have the opportunity to join an instructor and other students for a 1-2 hour online meeting. All students are welcome no matter where they are in the program or apprenticeship. During the meeting also known as weekly check-ins provides a safe space for guest presentations, shared experiences, discussions centered around birth, midwifery topics, apprenticeship options and other student issues. 

Apprenticeship Information 

TBD upon admission