Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Student Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Developing More Resources for Midwifery Students

Congratulations to the August graduates! We wish you all well as you prepare for boards, conduct job searches, and begin working as midwives. We hope that you continue to engage with ACNM...

Region VII Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Giving A Voice to the Midwives in Support of...

Greetings from Region 7! For this piece, I broaden my territory to include another ACNM group, Midwives in Support of Life (MISL). Two back stories: 1) As a midwifery student at the...

Region VI Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Leadership, Advocacy, Education, and Practice

Where do we begin? I find it challenging to write this piece during the COVID journey that we are all currently experiencing. The pandemic has brought so many changes, new experiences, and...

Region V Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Recharging and Reconnecting

Definition of a Retreat:A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security. A period of seclusion, retirement, or solitude.A period of group withdrawal for prayer, meditation, or study. A quiet or secluded place...

Region IV Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Closing a Chapter

This is my last Quickening article in my current six-year role as the Region IV Representative. I wanted to say thank you for the honor of serving in this role—I have been...

Region III Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Sharing the Gem of Midwifery Through Hallmark Activities

Midwifery dates to biblical days and many are not aware of its existence nor the special care that midwives provide. The art and science of midwifery are characterized by several hallmarks: incorporation...

Region II Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Sharing the Value of Midwifery-Led Care

In this update, we’ll highlight the Virginia and DC Affiliates. The next will feature Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Virginia Affiliate: In October, the...

Region I Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Making Progress in Important Midwifery Legislation

Right in the middle of the pandemic, which has hit New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut very hard, I salute the affiliates for all the weekly virtual support meetings they are holding...
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American Association of Colleges of Nursing Appoints Dr. Lisa Kane Low to Health Policy...

Congratulations to ACNM member and past president Dr. Lisa Kane Low. Recently, Kane Low was appointed to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Policy Advisory Council. The Health Policy Advisory Council provides...

Region II: With Women for a Lifetime Silver Commendation: Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare, Harrisonburg, VA

In this column, I proudly feature Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare of Harrisonburg, Virginia, who were recognized in May 2019 with a With Women for a Lifetime Silver Commendation. This honor is designated solely to...