Scope of Practice

scope
 
Chapter 467 of the Florida Statutes, the Midwifery Practice Act, defines Midwifery as:

The practice of supervising the conduct of a normal labor and childbirth, with the informed consent of the parent; the practice of advising the parents of the progress of the childbirth and the practice of prenatal and postnatal care [467.003 (8)] Normal labor and childbirth means the physiological process of a healthy woman giving birth to a healthy infant and expelling an intact placenta, without injury, complications or undue strain to the mother.
[467.003 (9)]

The Florida Licensed Midwife (LM) may practice independently in homes, birthing centers, clinics, and hospitals, subject to the rules of the Council of Licensed Midwifery, Florida Statutes Rule 64B24.


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