Thank you for your interest in applying to Birthwise. This application is for both our Midwifery and midwifery assistant programs. The application must be completed in one sitting. If you have not yet downloaded the instructions for this application, please return to the application page on our website and download the .pdf instructions for completing this application. The application is designed with the intention that you prepare your writings prior to starting the application. Remember to address the short answer questions thoroughly and thoughtfully in short paragraphs. Please respond to the essay prompt by answering each of the questions in an essay format. Save your essay in a separate document. Upon completion of your application you will be able to upload your essay. When you have finished the online portion of your application there will be documents for you to download to complete your application. Before starting your application to Birthwise you will need to have:


  1. The name, address, dates attended, of all accredited educational institutions you attended.
  2. Documentation of registration or completion of a Doula training workshop in a .pdf format.  Doula workshops can be taken through Birthwise prior to start of each program.
  3. Documentation of registration or completion of CPR training.


You may not return to the application after you have started your application. If you have technical difficulties completing the application you may email Please check your spam and junk folders for Birthwise emails and save them as approved senders in your email settings. Upon completion of your application please download the .pdf documents for scholarships, reference forms, and an application checklist If you have any questions about the application process please email


Payment of your application fee may be made by check mailed into Birthwise, credit card over the phone, or via paypal:


Birthwise Midwifery School, 24 S High St., Bridgton, ME 04009


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