Giving Tuesday 2022

Nurturing the soil!

#GivingTuesday2022 – Nurture the Soil with FAM Board Member Peter Kofi Bullock

This year, the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery has coined the metaphor “Nurturing The Soil of Midwifery” to encapsulate our vision for supporting and uplifting the advancement of midwifery. Envisioning a towering tree that has grown to great heights, we must acknowledge that the tree is only standing because of the #strength of its […]

Nurturing the Soil with FAM Board Member Cristina Marisol Urista – #GivingTuesday2022

FAM uses the metaphor of “nourishing the soil of midwifery” to describe how to advance midwifery. As a doula and board member of FAM, this represents supporting midwives – not only through their work but also through their seasons of #healing and #transformation. Commonly, soil is a metaphor that describes nourishment, vitality, or foundation, but […]

What it means to support FAM

We thank you… The Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery (FAM) thanks you for your support and engagement! With your help, we can cultivate equitable and abundant connections between midwives and families… Resulting in the thriving outcomes of empowered midwifery in every community. Our Commitment… We are committed to placing […]

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We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization seeking to improve maternal health by funding projects that advance midwifery as the gold standard for North American maternity care through research, public education, advocacy, and health equity initiatives.


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