All midwives are educators. While not all midwives are preceptors (clinical teachers who train students), educating birthing families is an integral part of midwifery care. Read more…. Midwives as Educators: Teaching in the 21st Century
Daphne Singingtree, CPM, is the author of the Birthsong Midwifery Workbook and Training Midwives: A Guide for Preceptors. She is now retired from clinical practice. Currently she is a part-time student and is a course developer for online midwifery programs. She lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her family.