Midwife
Taxonomy Code 176B00000X

Classification: Midwife

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Description

A Midwife is a trained professional with special expertise in supporting women to maintain a healthy pregnancy birth, offering expert individualized care, education, counseling, and support to a woman and her newborn throughout the childbearing cycle. A Midwife is a skilled and independent practitioner who has undergone formalized training. Midwives are not required to be nurses and may be trained via multiple routes of education (apprenticeship, workshop, formal classes, or programs, etc., usually a combination). The educational background requirements and licensing requirements vary by state. The Midwife may or may not be certified by a state or national organization.

Notes

Source:
The National Uniform Claim Committee [7/1/2007: title changed, definition changed, source changed]

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Midwives Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 10/19/2017


Green Color Indicates no Provider(s) recorded for that state

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The NPI Database was last updated on 10/19/2017 with 5,376,918 records.

Midwives per State with Population Ratio