Thursday, January 27, 2022

Region V Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

We continue to show up for our patients to provide exceptional care, in our leadership roles to support the profession, in our educational roles to support students and grow more midwives, in...

Region I Update (Jul-Dec 2020)

I want to open the Region I update with condolences to Massachusetts midwife Barbara Wax, CNM, MS, longstanding ACNM member, who continued to care for patients in Brocton, MA after she lost...

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 VI Update (Jul-Dec 2020)

Region VI has been busy supporting ACNM’s work to address racism in our profession, organization, and health care system and ultimately support BIPOC students and midwives. The work that has been achieved...

Region III Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

Midwives are ones that place their hearts out there to care for and love those in need. Region III reaches our hearts out to those experiencing dark incomprehensible days in the shadow...

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 VI Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

Region VI has been busy managing everything COVID! It has been impressive to see the affiliates come together and support their members. Thank you to our affiliate leaders and members for your...

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 V Spring Update: Strategizing, Leading Change

A common theme from affiliates in our region: student involvement! They are on affiliate boards, helping to lead change, and most affiliates are looking to ways to offer support for students to...

Region I Spring Update: Celebrating Achievements and Contributions

Region 1 celebrated Black History Month. In February, Massachusetts ACNM Diversity and Inclusion Co-chair, Joelle Leacock, posted daily on Facebook. In Joelle’s words, she highlighted “contributions of Black people all over the...