The purpose of the Maine Association of Certified Professional Midwives (MACPM) is to advance the practice and art of midwifery; to educate the public on the merits of midwifery; and to create and maintain a law governing the practice of midwifery in the state of Maine.
MACPM works to fulfill its purpose by:
- Hosting regular peer review and continuing education
- Collaborating with other organizations and agencies serving birthing people and children
- Monitoring legislation and engaging in lobbying efforts that support the practice of CPMs and the health and wellness of families and babies
- Publicizing the work of CPMs in order to support people in making informed choices about maternity care.