ORS 687.405¹
“Direct entry midwifery” defined

As used in ORS 687.405 (“Direct entry midwifery” defined) to 687.495 (Collection of data on birth and fetal death outcomes), “direct entry midwifery” means providing the following services for compensation:

(1) Supervision of the conduct of labor and childbirth;

(2) Providing advice to a parent as to the progress of childbirth;

(3) Rendering prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care; and

(4) Making newborn assessments. [1993 c.362 §1; 2011 c.650 §4; 2013 c.657 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 687—Massage Therapists; Direct Entry Midwives, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors687.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information