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OrganizationMidwives Alliance of North America (MANA)
MANA promotes midwifery as a quality health care option for families.

OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

OrganizationAmerican College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
The ACNM supports the practice of midwifery through research, accreditation of midwife education programs, and establishment of clinical practice standards.

OrganizationNational Association of Childbearing Centers
The National Association of Childbearing Centers is an organization that supports the midwifery model of care for expectant parents, birth center professionals, and health policy advocates.

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