Scope of Practice

Chapter 467 of the Florida Statutes, the Midwifery Practice Act, defines Midwifery as:

The practice of supervising the conduct of a normal labor and childbirth, with the informed consent of the parent; the practice of advising the parents of the progress of the childbirth and the practice of prenatal and postnatal care [467.003 (8)] Normal labor and childbirth means the physiological process of a healthy woman giving birth to a healthy infant and expelling an intact placenta, without injury, complications or undue strain to the mother.
[467.003 (9)]

Serving the Community One Family at a Time

The Florida Licensed Midwife (LM) may practice independently in homes, birthing centers, clinics, and hospitals, subject to the rules of the Council of Licensed Midwifery, Florida Statutes Rule 64B24.

Important Information

6870 N Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Midwifery Program Director: 561-454-8987
School Phone: 561-394-5822
    Fax : 561-394-5742
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