Colorado Office of Direct-Entry Midwifery Registration

Direct-Entry Midwifery HOME


All Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO) Offices at 1560 Broadway, Denver CO are closed to the public indefinitely effective 2pm on March 23rd, 2020. However, DPO staff is still working hard to help all customers remotely. Please contact the Division at for assistance.

Welcome to the Direct-Entry Midwifery Homepage

The Colorado Office of Direct-Entry Midwifery Registration (Office) regulates individual registered direct-entry midwives in the State of Colorado. The Office's mission is to maintain the profession's integrity and protect its consumers. The Office works in conjunction with the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) and the Colorado Midwives Association (CMA).

Office activities include licensing midwives, investigating complaints, and enforcing disciplinary actions against those who violate the Direct-Entry Midwives Practice Act and the Director's Rules and Regulations.

Program Information

Program Members

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Public Notices

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - October 2, 2020

The Office of Direct-Entry Midwifery Registration will hold a Virtual Permanent Rulemaking Hearing for the Director to consider adopting new Rules 1.24 and Appendix B to implement Colorado Senate Bill 20-102 (Patient Disclosures Regarding Sexual Misconduct).

  • Friday, October 2, 2020, at 2:30 P.M. (MDT)
  • ​​​​​​Copies of the Notice, SB20-102, and the Draft Rules are available for download


Joint Stakeholder Meeting - August 25, 2020

The Office of Athletic Trainer Licensure, Office of Massage Therapy Licensure, Office of Direct-Entry Midwifery Registration, and Office of Surgical Assistant and Surgical Technologist Registration held a VIRTUAL Joint Stakeholder Meeting to receive feedback on the implementation of Senate Bill 20-102 (Patient Disclosures regarding Sexual Offenses).

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. (MDT)
  • Click here to listen/watch the webinar recording of this meeting. 
  • Copies of Senate Bill 20-102, proposed draft rules, and model disclosure statements are available for download
Legislative Updates
Reports and Statistics


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