In the 1980s, older traditional midwives from rural areas in central Mexico approached CASA to request support for family planning training.
After working with the traditional midwives and identifying their needs, CASA opened the first School of Professional Midwives in the country. In 1997, the school was accredited by the Secretary of Education of Guanajuato according to agreement 176-97 of July 4, 1997. C.C.T. 11PET143N.