Monday, July 15, 2024
Emma Clark, CNM, MSN, MHS; Senior Maternal Health Advisor, USAID Contractor, GHSI-III Shortly after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 pandemic, home birth practices in the United States saw increased interest from pregnant people looking to avoid hospitals....
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, and endometriosis...
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 restrict their...
Approximately 32.5% of United States (US) midwives will be involved in a malpractice action at some point in their careers. In addition, it is estimated that over 50% of US health care professionals will experience second victim phenomenon as...
“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 numerous education and research...
One of the primary roles of every affiliate is to provide networking and continuing education opportunities to its members. For the past 6 years, the Virginia Affiliate has been doing this by hosting a one-day conference that brings together...
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 DC, an...
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 attendees, some...
“Head, head, head, head, hands, head….” Mairi Breen Rothman, CNM, MSN, FACNM idly browsed a collection of fantastic abstracts for the next year’s Annual Meeting. As she did, she categorized each one as something conceived mainly for the head, hands, or heart...
Join the largest annual gathering of midwives in the United States and turn out in force as a changemaker on Capitol Hill for "Lobby Day." Every four years, ACNM hosts its Annual Meeting & Exhibition in the Washington,...

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