International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)

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The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) supports and advises associations of midwives.
The ICM is an accredited non-governmental organisation and works closely with the WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF and other organisations worldwide to achieve common goals in the care of mothers and children.

ICM envisions a world where every childbearing woman has access to a midwife's care for herself and her newborn.ICM's mission is to strengthen member associations and to advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women and in keeping birth normal, in order to enhance the reproductive health of women, and the health of their newborn and their families.