Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Opinion: Reducing unexpected pregnancies would diminish rate of abortions

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“And the Winner is…” My own ‘Jane Roe’ story occurred early in my career as a Registered Nurse. I worked in a Labor and Delivery...

Kansas Achieves Full Practice Authority for Certified Nurse-Midwives

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Hip Hip Hooray! Join us in congratulating our Kansas ACNM Affiliate in becoming the 29th jurisdiction (28 states plus D.C.) to achieve FULL PRACTICE...

ACNM Welcomes Nichole Wardlaw as Region II Board Representative

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ACNM welcomes Nichole Wardlaw, CNM, FACNM, as the new Region II Representative to the ACNM Board of Directors. Nichole has been an ACNM member...

President Signs FY 2022 Budget Bill, Includes Funding Increase for Midwifery Education

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That’s a wrap! After several months of negotiation, Congress finally passed a $1.5 trillion spending bill funding the federal government through September 30, 2022....

2022 Women’s History Month Recap

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The 2022 theme was "Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope." This theme is "both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers...

Midwives-PAC Update

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The Midwives PAC, the fundraising arm of ACNM’s national advocacy efforts, is hard at work serving ACNM members! We are thrilled to be in-person...

CMS Update

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CMS Approves Postpartum Medicaid Expansion in Additional States The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved Louisiana, Virginia, New Jersey, and Illinois’ extension...

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...

Passing of Edith B. Wonnell, CNM, MSN, FACNM

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We are saddened to announce the passing of ACNM Life Member Edith B. Wonnell, CNM, MSN, FACNM. Edie was a leader and pioneer in...

Results of the 2019-2020 Midwifery Clinical Education Empowerment Project

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In November 2019, ACNM and the Developing Families Center (DFC) introduced the Midwifery Clinical Education Empowerment Project. The vision of this project was to...