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NATIONAL LEGISLATION

Information about National Legislation for 2022. Stay up to date on bills that are of interest to midwives across the country. Learn more information on how we can increase access to midwifery care by expanding midwifery scope of practice and education. Help us improve perinatal outcomes by improving the quality of care provided.

 

CURRENT LEGISLATION

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"MIDWIVES FOR MOMS"

HR 3352 / S 1697

Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services (MOMs) Act

This bill establishes grants within the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for establishing or expanding midwifery programs at institutions of higher education and nursing schools. HRSA may prioritize funding for institutions that focus on increasing the number of midwife professionals from underrepresented groups and that promote practicing in areas with limited access to professional health care.