Licensing

Both Direct Entry Midwives and Nurse Midwives may practice and be licensed in Virginia.

Licensing Agencies

Virginia Department of Health Professions: Board of Medicine: Midwifery Advisory Board
Direct entry midwives are licensed as licensed midwives.
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Medicine/advisory/mw/
Contact info:
Virginia Board Of Medicine
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4600

Virginia Department of Health Professions: Board of Nursing
Certified Nurse-Midwives are licensed as licensed nurse practitioners.
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/default.htm
Contact info:
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4515
Fax: (804) 527-4455

Consumer Organizations

Birth Matters Virginia
Contact info:
PO Box 1822
Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: (757) 644-7300

Professional Organizations

Northern VA Homebirth Community
Virginia State Affiliate of ACNM
Contact info:

https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaACNM