Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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 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 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 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...

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 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 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...

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 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...