Certified Midwife Exam Prep

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PracticeQuiz presents 52 free certified midwife (CM) review questions and explanations for the National Certification Exam in Midwifery

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Midwife Exam Practice Questions - Updated 2023!

PracticeQuiz presents 67 free review questions and explanations for the National Certification Exam in Midwifery given by American Midwifery Certification Board.  Note our best set of Midwife questions is here (50 free).
The Certified Midwifery Exam is a computer-based multiple-choice test with 175 questions. Candidates will have four hours to complete the exam.
The midwife certification exam covers the following topics: 

  •  Antepartum
  •  Intrapartum
  •  Postpartum
  •  Newborn
  •  Well Woman/Gynecology
  •  Women's Health Primary Care

 (As of January 2013, Professional Issues is no longer a topic on the CM exam.)
Want some extra practice? Check out our free Certified Professional Midwife exam prep question set with dozens more practice questions on midwifery topics.
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There are 175 questions on the Certified Midwife Exam, divided across six categories: Antepartum (21%), Intrapartum (21%), Postpartum (18%), Newborn (10%), Well Woman/Gyn (19%), and Women’s Health/Primary care (11%).

The Certified Midwife Exam is 4 hours long.

Getting a passing score on the Certified Midwife Exam grants the test taker Nurse Midwife certification.

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