Mission Statement

To help protect the public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of midwives in Idaho.

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UPDATE:  On May 19, 2017, Executive Order 2017-06 – “Idaho Licensing Freedom Act” was signed, and comments are being accepted from interested persons in response to that Executive Order. Please click here for more information or to comment.

"Practice of midwifery" means providing maternity care for women and their newborns during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods.  The postpartum period for both maternal and newborn care may not exceed six (6) weeks from the date of delivery.

Midwifery is a regulated profession in Idaho and all practitioners are required to be licensed by July 01, 2010.

Please contact the Board if you have questions via phone at (208) 334-3233 or via E-mail at