Once your membership application has been approved, the director of membership will contact you regarding the exam writing process.
The OBAA exam is open book and consists of 100 multiple choice questions. The questions are taken from the following recommended texts:
The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth,
by Debra Betts
Citkovitz, C. (2020). Acupressure and acupuncture during birth: An integrative guide for acupuncturists and birth professionals. Singing Dragon.
Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2e by Zita West
Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine, 2e
by Giovanni Maciocia CAc
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
Golden Month: Caring for the World’s Mothers after Childbirth by Jenny Allison
The First Forty Days by Heng Ou
The Postpartum Recovery Program by Lia Andrews, DAOM, L.Ac
Varney’s Midwifery, Fourth Edition, by Helen Varney, Jan M. Kriebs, Carolyn L. Gegor
Williams Obstetrics: 23rd Edition, by F. Cunningham, Kenneth Leveno, Steven Bloom, John Hauth, Dwight Rouse, Catherine Spong
Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide To Breastfeeding by Jack Newman