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Our Goals

ATM works hard to represent the interests of midwives all across the state of Texas. We keep a close eye on legislation, and attend meetings of the Texas Department of Health Midwifery Board to be sure the needs of Texas midwives are communicated. Through the help of their Regional Directors, ATM members are able to keep informed of current issues. Every member is encouraged to express her/his concerns to the ATM Board of Directors and to the Midwifery Program. If you are a Texas Midwife and have not already done so, we encourage you to join us.

Statement of Philosophy

As midwives, we believe the practice of midwifery to be distinct from the practice of medicine. Midwifery is a discipline pertaining to a normal cycle of life, the childbearing years. We base our profession on the midwifery model of care:

  • Pregnancy and birth are a fundamentally healthy process.
  • Each woman is unique and her care should be tailored to meet her individual needs.
  • Attending to the emotional and spiritual components of childbearing are as important as appropriate antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum physical care.
  • Midwives should be trained by other midwives, be that training in a school or through apprenticeship.
  • Midwives should maintain a professional attitude and practice which promotes collegial relationships between physicians, midwives and students.
  • The relationship between midwives and their clients are collaborative in nature.

Mission Statement

To advance the quality and accessibility of midwifery in Texas.

Image Statement

ATM nurtures the profession and traditions of midwifery in Texas.

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Upcoming Events


2017 ATM Conference

Registration is open for the 2017 Midwifery Conference!

Please take note that this year's conference falls on a weekday. Childcare WILL be provided, but you must register soon because space is limited!

The link below has information on how to register and to secure a childcare spot!... See More

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The Association of Texas Midwives facebook page has ongoing posts and discussions of interest.  Please check it out and contribute to the community discussion!


Learn to be a Midwife

Check out our education section to learn more about what it takes to become a midwife. Click here for info.

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 Voting  for ATM board representatives for odd numbered regions.

You must be a current member of ATM to vote for regional representative.  Login to the member's only section here, and select Member's Only from the menu.  Then select Voting from the  Member's Only page menu. 

You can still renew your annual membership!

 Click here to pay your annual dues.


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Contact Details

Association of Texas Midwives

P.O.Box 887 Elmendorf, TX 78112

Tel: 432-664-8815

Email:  ATMOffice@texasmidwives.com


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Goal Statement

"To advance the quality and accessibility of midwifery in Texas."