Family Centered Maternity Care
Self-Study Package - Edition 7.1

Deliver the best maternity care from preconception to post pregnancy

Designed to help family physicians provide the best care to both mothers and mothers-to-be, as well as their growing families, the AAFP Family Centered Maternity Care Self-Study Package is a comprehensive, evidence-based learning solution built to help you enhance your ability to understand, diagnose, and treat common clinical problems in maternity care.

This dynamic, 29-session video self-study was recorded from the AAFP Family Centered Maternity Care live course. Use it to better prepare for the maternity care module of the ABFM certification examination, while simultaneously staying on the leading edge of emerging public health topics that may concern your maternity patients—on a schedule that works best for you. View full topic list »

Earn CME

This self-study package is approved for up to 25.75 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through January 23, 2020.
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You Get:

  • 29 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
  • CME reporting and evaluation options after each presentation
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
  • Full-color, 350-plus page syllabus
  • Online post-test*
  • USB flash drive with video and audio files plus syllabus (online premium package only)
  • Audio CDs of presentations (online premium package only)
  • Customized learning option with multiple ways to work through the material:


  • Continuous Play - audio and video with speaker slides
  • QuestionPause Play - simulate the live course environment, answering questions as you go

Audio (online premium package only)

  • Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car
  • MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go


*Post-test MUST be submitted to claim CME credit.
AAFP member ID or purchase invoice required for post-test log in

Estimated time to complete package: 26 hours

Choose the package that's right for you:

Online Premium Package


This package includes:

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus


  • full-color printed syllabus
  • USB flash drive with content files
  • audio CDs of presentations

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible.


AAFP Member:$795
New Physician:$745
Allied Health:$795

Note: Access to online content ends January 23, 2020.

Online Package

This package includes: 

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible. 


AAFP Member:$695
New Physician:$645
Student or Resident:$475
Allied Health:$695

Note: Access to online content ends January 23, 2020.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in maternity care.
  • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat common conditions related to maternity care.
  • Prepare plans to address emerging public health topics related to maternity care.


  • Common Newborn Problems
  • Depression Disorders: Screening/Diagnosis/Management
  • Diabetes: Pregestational and Gestational
  • Genetic Screening
  • Hypertensive Disorders
  • Induction of Labor
  • Infections in Pregnancy
  • Intrapartum: Normal Labor
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Managing Category Two and Three Tracings
  • Maternal Wellbeing
  • Medical Conditions in Pregnancy - Part 1
  • Medical Conditions in Pregnancy - Part 2
  • Medical Conditions in Pregnancy - Part 3
  • Midwifery and Stage Two Management
  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress and Sepsis
  • The New Stage Two Paradigm
  • Optimal Timing of Delivery
  • Postpartum Urgencies
  • Preconception/First Trimester Concerns
  • Prematurity Prevention/Treatment
  • Prenatal Care: Part 1
  • Prenatal Care: Part 2
  • Prevention of Birth Defects During Pregnancy
  • Prevention of the First Cesarean           
  • Promoting Maternal Infant Bonding
  • Stage Three Management
  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • Trial of Labor After Previous Cesarean Section

System Requirements

CME Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Family Centered Maternity Care Edition 7.1, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 01/24/2017. Term of approval is for 3 years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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