Illinois Families for Midwifery
The purpose of this organization is to increase public awareness of the safety, availability, and benefits of the Midwives Model of Care. Recent activities of the organization include educational efforts regarding the need for a Certified Professional Midwife Licensing Law in the State of Illinois. IFFM has an active email list.
Alternate contact (Northern Illinois): Colette Bernhard (773) 278-8625.
Contact: Pat Cole, President
P. O. Box 134
Bellflower, IL 61724
Illinois Alliance of Midwives
The Illinois Alliance of Midwives began in 1983 as an organization designed to unite Illinois midwives, enhance communication, provide for continuing education opportunities, and encourage legislative attempts which would provide licensure for direct entry midwives.
Contact: Valerie Vickerman Runes
PO Box 1755
Oak Park, IL 60304