We strongly urge you to check and verify professionals' credentials and/or licenses prior to entrusting them with your care or the care of your children. Here are some resources to help you do just that!

ALL STATES:

Check the American Board of Medical Specialties www.abms.org to verify board specialties such as reproductive endocrinology, obstetrics & gynecology, etc.

American Midwifery Certification Board  www.amcbmidwife.org to verify a midwife's credentials.

For more about Osteopathic Medicine visit: http://www.osteopathic.org/

Search Genetic Counselor Certifications through ABGC

Childbirth Educators:

The Bradley Method

CAPPA

Hypnobabies

HypnoBirthing

ICEA

Lamaze

Doulas:

CAPPA

DONA

ICEA

Lactation Consultants:

CAPPA

ILCA

CREDENTIALS AND LICENSES BY STATE:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming