The School offers training for women's health-care providers that values pregnancy and birth as normal and healthy processes, honors women's ways of knowing, respects the needs of adult learners, and promotes personal and professional development. Since 1978 SMS has trained more than 200 midwives, 3,000 doulas, and 50 doula trainers.
Beyond our role in education, the School promotes national and regional advocacy for midwives and doulas. Throughout the years, SMS staff, faculty, students, and alumnae have played a pivotal role in the development of local and national professional organizations and public policies that support midwives and doulas.
Seattle Midwifery School (SMS) is a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) institution.
4000 NE 41 ST, Building D, Suite 3 Seattle, WA 98105