Saturday, September 25, 2021

Region IV Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

I am so honored to be representing this region to the ACNM Board. I am looking forward to learning your needs, your patterns, and your successes as we move forward and...

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 II Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

Greetings from the remarkable Region II! This is where love abounds, both the "loving" and the "brotherly" kind. Like everyone else, we have been dealing with COVID-19, legislative issues, and our lives...

Region I Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

The experience of many of the Region I midwives during the first half of 2020 is intertwined with the COVID-19 pandemic – the trauma of risking sickness for midwives and their families due to...

Student Representative Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

The first half of 2020 certainly has had its up and downs! COVID-19 has disrupted education across the board and midwifery students, many of whom are working on the front lines in...

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...