In September of 2020 Governor Newsom signed SB1237 into law, removing “physician supervision” from California's Certified Nurse Midwives. Learn more about how this change will impact midwifery practice and what CNMA is doing to ensure that the bill achieves the goal of increasing access to midwives through California. 

Learn more about SB1237 implementation: 


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Sign up for office hours - CNMA Health Policy Leadership Team is offering one-on-one sessions to support you in ensuring your personal practice or health care system is in compliance with the new law. 


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Watch this video to learn more about the importance of this historic law!

SB 1237: The Justice & Equity in Maternity Care Act (Dodd/Burke/Mitchell) is Law!