Privileged Birth Assistant Application
Privileged Birth Assistants have their own businesses and contract with midwives and practices to assist at births. Fees are negotiated with each midwife or practice separately and usually depend on the level of training the assist has achieved.
Privileged Birth Assistants:
--receive a credentialed status and certificate
--can register themselves on a Roster so that any privileged or resident midwife with the birth center can hire them
--use of the facility for client meetings if they are also a doula at no charge
--Complete all required forms and submit all required documentation. Click Here For Complete Directions.
--Your application will be reviewed within five business days
--Receive notice of active credential
$50 annually covers administrative fees for onboarding
--This fee is waived if you were directed to apply under one of the privileged midwive practices
Reviews and Drills
*Prenatal Chart Reviews
*PP Chart Reviews
*Adverse Outcome Reviews
Items are open to student members of MAWS in accordance with their rules/bylaws. Students can attend from any school or practice.
All midwives are required to maintain MAWS membership.