APEO is a Portuguese Association of Nurse-Midwives, founded on July 30, 1997, with the aim of promoting the quality and accessibility of health care to women and newborns, and supporting midwives autonomy and quality care in this context


Our main goals include:


Contribute to the evolution of midwifery at regional, national and international levels;

Contribute to scientific quality midwifery care;

Represent Portuguese midwives;

Promote the autonomy and accountability of midwives;

Promote scientific research about women´s/maternity health and midwifery care;

Support women's rights in pregnancy and birth;

Promote physiology in pregnancy and birth;


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