Midwifery In Demand, Financially Sustainable? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 10-25-2015, 07:27 AM - Thread Starter
blusafe's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Midwifery In Demand, Financially Sustainable?

A general question to everyone here about whether or not I should become a midwife (CPM) or get my Master's in Nutrition.

Is there a growing demand for CPM-led care?

For mothers - is it hard to find an available midwife?

For midwives - do you feel midwifery can sustain a one-income family (with two young kids) at an adequate cost of living? I am (extremely) frugal and good at finances. The consistency of the pay checks is what scares me the most.

My biggest fear is getting the master's degree and not being able to use it. I'm sure many graduates can relate!

Thank you you all for reading...and hopefully commenting! Plan right now is to attend Bastyr University, WA and settle down near my sister's in Elk Grove, CA. I am transitioning out of the US Navy in three months and still trying to get a handle on the plan. Seems like life keeps nudging me in different directions.
blusafe is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 10,814

58 members and 10,756 guests
abelitz , Annaintoronto , Anne Jividen , APToddlerMama , bluefaery , chalkdust3r , ChantalM , Cheeky-One , chickabiddy , Crazybean , Danielleyc203 , ess3 , etsdtm99 , floss&ferd , happyhats , htovjm , iceface , Incubator , Iron Princess , jcdfarmer , joandsarah77 , jojobean , katelove , katharinerose , LiLStar , lilyofjudah , MatoMany , Milk8shake , Mirzam , moominmamma , NaturallyKait , nutterbutter , oaksie68 , OliviaA , persephassa , poppan , prosciencemum , pulcetti , rubelin , SandiMae , sarafl , seap3 , sofreshsoclean , Springshowers , sren , sunnygogo , TheBugsMomma , Tigerle , TourmalineMama , transpecos , trishalinn , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.