Saturday, August 17, 2019

Transition of Pearline Gilpen, CNM To Join The Ancestors

It is with profound sadness that I share the news of the passing of Pearline Gilpen, CNM, ACNM Midwives of Color Committee Distinguished Leadership Award winner, June 27, 2015.

ACNM Honors the Legacy of Frances T. Thacher, CNM, MS, FACNM, Beloved A.C.N.M. Foundation...

Midwives have lost a beloved friend, passionate champion, and tireless advocate who leaves a distinguished and indelible legacy that will continue to be felt in perpetuity.   Frances Tower...
After a career in international public health, Renee Fiorentino earned her CM degree and switched to clinical midwifery.

From International Public Health Specialist to American Certified Midwife

After a 15-year international career in public health spanning 20 countries, Renée Fiorentino, LM, CM, MPH earned her Advanced Certificate in Midwifery in 2016 from State University of New York, Downstate....

Q&A with Lori Trego, Distinguished Nurse Scholar in Residence at the National Academy of...

Lori Trego, PhD, CNM, FAAN, a nationally recognized researcher, talks about her role at the National Academy, why midwives are the perfect providers for military women, and much more.*

Remembering: Susan Hanafin

The following remembrance is adapted from Susan Hanafin's obituary. View the full obituary here. Susan Hanafin, a long-time resident of Denver, Colorado, passed...

My Journey to Midwifery

I often wonder if I chose midwifery or if midwifery chose me. There is no doubt that my journey to midwifery began with my Mexican abuela (grandmother). I am a first-generation Mexican-American and the first...

Living on the Edge of a Volcano

It all started on May 3, 2018, during our quarterly childbirth class. I had several pregnant women and their partners that night, all sitting quietly in their newly learned relaxation positions...

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