Midwives Associations

ICM has grown from a small group of Midwives Associations in Western Europe to a major Confederation with more than 108 autonomous associations from countries all over the world. By strengthening member associations, ICM advances the profession of midwifery globally promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women. 

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Japanese Midwives' Association

We midwives are always at women’s sides

Japanese Midwives Association is Non-Governmental & Non-Political Organization.
-Promotes traditional Japanese methods for delivering babies.
-Promotes breast feeding of infants by providing prenatal education and practical support for nursing mothers.
-Supports midwives and their clients by providing oversight and support.



12-2 Torigoe 2 Taito-ku
111-0054 Tokyo

Phone +81 3 386 630 54 Fax+81 3 386 630 64 Email sanba2@midwife.or.jp sanba1@midwife.or.jp mohri@db3.so-net.ne.jp www.midwife.or.jp
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Midwifery in Japan
Midwifery in Japan
10 April 2014

Japanese Nursing Association published a report about the state of midwifery in Japan.