ICM is the global voice of midwives

We work with midwives and midwives’ associations globally to ensure that women and gender diverse people have access to a midwife’s care before, during and after childbirth. We advocate for midwives to practise the full scope of our profession, providing education, sexual and reproductive health services and newborn care.

We provide

support and assistance

leadership development


professional development

to more than 100 midwives’ associations globally.

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ICM prepares and regularly updates tools and standards for midwives. Read our resources on topics related to midwifery, maternal, newborn, sexual and reproductive health.