Missouri Midwives Association (MMA) is a professional organization dedicated to promotion, protection, support and education for midwives in Missouri. Membership is open to all midwives, aspiring midwives, friends and supporters. Our members include midwives of all types, student and aspiring midwives, childbirth educators, andprofessional and non-professional supporters who subscribe to the purpose and goals of the organization. Voting members of MMA are senior midwives, midwives, student and aspiring midwives who are current with their dues. A student midwife is a person who is currently enrolled in a midwifery school or program, or who is currently serving in an apprenticeship or internship. Non-voting members of MMA are encouraged to voice their opinions at meetings and through the written word.