Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Last month, the White House released the Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis. Recommendations to improve maternal health care include: Expanding and diversifying the number of nurses and certified midwives in underserved areas by using a set-aside for the Nurse Corps...
Earlier this summer the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released the criteria the agency intends to use when identifying an area as a Maternity Care Target Area (MCTA). MCTAs are geographic areas within health professional shortage areas (HPSAs)...
Dear ACNM Member and Midwifery Advocate,  Last week, the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) convened on Capitol Hill alongside  the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) and the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM) and in conjunction with Representative...
During the first 18 months of the pandemic, the risk of stillbirth nearly doubled for those who had COVID-19 during pregnancy compared with those who didn’t. And during the spread of the delta variant, that risk was four times...
Congratulations to American College of Nurse-Midwives Members recognized as 2022 American Academy of Nursing Fellows The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) announced this past week that 250 distinguished nurse leaders will be inducted into their 2022 Class of Fellows, including multiple ACNM members! Induction...
Dear ACNM Member and Midwifery Advocate,  Last week, the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) convened on Capitol Hill alongside  the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) and the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM) and in conjunction with Representative...
Dear ACNM Member and Midwifery Advocate, Last week, the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) convened on Capitol Hill alongside  the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) and the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM) and in conjunction with Representative...
Jo Anne P. Davis Opinion contributor Published 10:30 p.m. ET June 25, 2022 My own "Jane Roe" story occurred early in my career as a registered nurse. I worked in a labor and delivery unit where abortions were performed. In 1975, the...
We, the Board of the Pennsylvania affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, join our peer organizations to condemn the recent supreme court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, thus removing federal protection for abortion rights and endangering the lives of...
By Tatum Lyles Flick  VUSN Communications Specialist  Nurse-midwives and educators from three prominent research universities have teamed up to improve pregnancy outcomes in Black communities by providing specialized training for doulas, persons who support birthing mothers and families through the entire...

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