According to Frontier Nursing University:
|A Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) is a primary health care provider to women of all ages throughout their lives. CNMs focus on gynecologic and family planning services, as well as preconception, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care. They also provide primary care such as conducting annual exams, writing prescriptions, and offering basic nutrition counseling. Frontier Nursing University offers a graduate Nurse-Midwifery program that can be pursued full- or part-time while completing a Master of Science in Nursing or a Post-Graduate Certificate.