Family-Centered Maternity Care
Self-Study Package - 8th Edition

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's 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, 33-session video self-study was recorded from the AAFP's 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 33.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through February 14, 2022.
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You Get:

  • 33 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
  • CME reporting and evaluation options after each presentation
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ during presentations
  • Full-color, 423-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 completed to claim CME credit.

Estimated time to complete package: 33 hours

Choose the package that's right for you:

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 February 14, 2022.

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 February 14, 2022.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in maternity care, centered on the family.
  • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat common conditions related to maternity care.
  • Prepare plans to address emerging public health topics with patients, and address patient concerns.


  • Acute Respiratory Emergencies During Pregnancy
  • Billing and Coding in Maternity Care
  • Breech Delivery
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy
  • Caring for Women With a History of Sexual Trauma
  • Common Newborn Problems
  • Diabetes: Pre-gestational and Gestational
  • Female Genital Cutting
  • Genetic Screening and Non-invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Genetic Screening Case Studies
  • Impact of Obesity in Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Induction of Labor
  • Infant Mortality in the U.S.
  • Infections in Pregnancy Part 1
  • Infections in Pregnancy Part 2
  • Labor Dystocia
  • Management of First Trimester Pregnancy Loss
  • Maternal Child Immigrant and Refugee Healthcare
  • Maternal Mortality in the U.S.
  • Neuromuscular Diseases of the Newborn
  • Nitrous Oxide for Labor Pain
  • Opioid Epidemic and Pregnancy
  • Patient Safety Bundle Focus: Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
  • Postpartum VTE
  • Preconception and Interconception Care
  • Pregnancy Care for the LGBTQ Community
  • Prematurity Prevention and Treatment
  • Repair of Vaginal Cervical and Basic 1st/2nd Degree Perineal Lacerations
  • Repair of Vaginal Cervical and Basic 3rd/4th Degree Perineal Lacerations
  • Sepsis in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Sneaky Preeclampsia
  • Support of Physiologic Birth

Packages' Components

System Requirements

CME Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Family Centered Maternity Care Edition 8th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 33.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins February 15, 2019. 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 33.25 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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