How To Become A Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

Ever since my sister became a widwife I've been interested in learning more. A midwife is a health professional who supports and cares for women before, during, and after childbirth.

A midwife also helps to deliver babies with little to no medical interventions. My sister acutally delivered my neice herself!

A Certified Nurse Midwife is an advanced practice registered nurse who provides primary care of women of all ages.

If you are looking for a career that allows you to focus on women's health, then you should consider becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife.

Certified Nurse-Midwives need to have advanced nursing skills, clinical experience, and expert knowledge in midwifery.

Most nurse midwife positions require a high-level degree such as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or a master's degree.

After completing your midwifery program, it's necessary to pass the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) examination. 

Once you've passed the nurse-midwifery exam, it's time to apply with your state's board for a state license.

What are the salary expectations of a Certified Nurse Midwife? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual Wage for nurse midwives is $114,210

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