IMPORTANT OFFICE CLOSURE ALERT
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Members
Zen Mayhugh, Program Director
- Public Notices
Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - March 19, 2021
The Office of Direct Entry Midwifery Registration will hold a VIRTUAL Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Director considers adopting revisions to Rule 1.24. These revisions are required by the Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS), to correct language in the rule that conflicts with portions of the statute in Colorado Senate Bill (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct).
- Friday, March 19, 2021, at 10:30 A.M. (MDT)
- Webinar Registration
- Notice, Draft Rule, and SB20-102
- February 11, 2021: Joint Stakeholder Meeting regarding SB20-102 Corrections (recording)
Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - October 2, 2020
The Office of Direct-Entry Midwifery Registration held 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)
- Notice, New Rule, and SB20-102
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).
- Legislative Updates
- Reports and Statistics
- 2019 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2018 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2017 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2016 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2015 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2014 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2013 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary
- 2012 CO Midwifery Statistical Summary