Thursday, January 27, 2022
Do you think midwives and obstetrician-gynecologists will work together better in a collaborative and team-based way if they learn together during their professional programs? ACNM and ACOG wanted to know that too! With funding from the Josiah Macy Jr...
“Everything DGE” was amazing at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Just ask Division of Global Engagement (DGE) volunteers who not only attended sessions, but had great fun volunteering at the Silent Auction.
The 64th ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition is taking place in Region II, at National Harbor, MD, which is just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC.  The Local Program Committee has planned to have Batalá Washington...
Recent national attention combined with a strong body of evidence has recognized the deleterious impact of equating weight with health. For example, James Corden on the Late Late Show responded to a fat-shaming monologue from Bill Maher,...
Why is Nurses’ Education Important? Compared to other countries in the Americas, the maternal and newborn mortality rates in the Dominican Republic (DR) are staggering. Approximately 2,830 babies and 200 women died during and...
In March and April of 2020, our home birth practice phone rang constantly and email inquiries through our website came in multiple times a day. This immediate change in demand for community birth care pushed midwives to adapt...
Professional guidelines can have a profound impact on reproductive health. In many cases, prenatal genetic screening is often only recommended for specific groups or individuals who have been historically recognized as high risk. Unfortunately, this approach results...
The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a well-known screening tool for clinical use in identifying perinatal depression symptoms and risk for perinatal depression. Did you know the EPDS also can be used to identify anxiety symptoms?...
The Scenario The midwifery student sat at the computer in the clinic office, looking through her preceptor’s busy schedule and preparing for the day. She got there a little early, and the office was...
The COVID-19 pandemic brought new pressure on the healthcare workforce, and midwives were no exception. Because maternity care is essential, midwives quickly reorganized their practices to reduce the risk of transmission. Midwives work within regulations that sometimes...

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