International Day of the Midwife 2023 – International Confederation of Midwives


International Day of the Midwife (IDM) 2023
Together again: from evidence to reality
This year’s IDM theme, ‘Together again: from evidence to reality’ is a nod to the upcoming 33rd ICM Triennial Congress, where our global midwife community will come together for the first time in more than five yearsIt is also honours the efforts of midwives and their associations to action critical evidence like the State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2021 towards meaningful change for our profession and the women and families we care for 
Here’s what you can expect for this year’s IDM:  
Stay tuned for our annual IDM toolkit which we will publish in early FebruaryCheck out last year’s toolkit for a taste of what you can expect from this year’s version. 
Within the toolkit, you will find details about our digital IDM event. This year, our event on 5 May will focus on providing midwives belonging to our MAs with a platform to share stories and key learnings from their impactful advocacy initiatives 
And finally, we will soon announce our first-ever IDM contest which will bring together two major moments in the upcoming year, IDM and the 2023 Congress. That’s all the hints we’re sharing for now. 😉
Stay tuned to this space for more IDM-related news and resources! In the meantime, click here to share the IDM theme with your community.
To strengthen Midwives Associations and to advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women and in keeping birth normal, in order to enhance the reproductive health of women, their newborns and their families.
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