Saturday, September 25, 2021
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,...
The ACNM Midwives Political Action Committee (PAC) is busy planning for a successful PAC Rally at the Annual Meeting & Exhibition this May just outside Washington, DC! Each year, the PAC Rally is attended by over 300...
The spring of 2020 is not a time that any of us will ever forget. Our professional and personal worlds went through unprecedented change as we entered the COVID-19 global pandemic. The tragic loss of life, long-term...
One of the best public health successes has been the reduction of infectious diseases through vaccination. Vaccinations have helped eliminate smallpox, largely eradicated polio, and reduced rates of hepatitis, measles, mumps, tetanus, pertussis, and diphtheria. Yet, there...
Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), and other estrogen-containing contraceptives (e.g., ring and patch), are an excellent choice for some women and have many health benefits. Besides being highly effective contraception, they can decrease dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, acne, hirsutism, anemia,...
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...
The Division of Global Engagement's (DGE) Reception at the 64th ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition on Sunday, May 19, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., provides a unique opportunity for sharing interests and experience among Annual Meeting...
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) during pregnancy is a condition in which there are not enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the body's tissues adequately. IDA may occur for many reasons. Internationally, food scarcity and...
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...
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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