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Unlawful, because certification that is required by state law is not available.

The practice of midwifery by direct-entry midwives is effectively unlawful, because certification by the Department of Human Resources, required by law, is unavailable.

While quite a few certified nurse midwives practice in Georgia, most are in hospital settings and none attend home births. There is one free-standing birth center, which is staffed by CNMs.

Midwifery advocates continue efforts to achieve legislation that would make direct entry midwives legal by recognizing the Certified Professional Midwife credential.

Georgia Friends Of Midwives

Contact: c/o Susan Hodges
4130 Old Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: (706) 546-8591

The Birth and Breastfeeding Network of Columbus, Ft. Benning and Phenix City, AL

The Network is composed of moms and moms-to-be who want to help others have satisfying births and successful breastfeeding relationships by sharing information about the birth and breastfeeding resources located in the Greater Columbus, GA, area.

Contact: Kate Leming
8034 Santee Ct
Columbus, GA 31909
Phone: 706 341 8450

Georgia Midwives Association

Contact: c/o Debbie Pulley, CPM
5257 Rosestone Drive
Lilburn, GA 30047
Phone: (770) 381-2339

Georgia Affiliate of the ACNM



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