Monday, June 27, 2022

In Memoriam: Joyce Roberts

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Joyce Roberts on January 16, 2022, surrounded by her sister, daughter and grand-daughter. A renowned nurse-midwife, educator, scholar, and national leader,...

In Memoriam: Kitty Ernst

It is with deep sadness, we share that midwifery pioneer, Kitty Ernst, CNM, MPH, FACNM, passed away peacefully at home on December 28, 2021. Kitty’s impact on the midwifery community is unmatched,...

In Memoriam: Sandra Woods

Memorial Remembrance - Sandra "Sandy" Woods, CNM, MS May 20, 1943 – October 19, 2021 Photo: from the 2015 ACNM Annual Meeting when...
Minta Uzodinma portrait

In Memoriam: Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma

Memorial Remembrance - Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma, CNM, MN, FACNM  March 29, 1935 – April 28, 2021 Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma, CNM, MN,...

In Loving Memory of Margaret Ann Marshall

Memorial Remembrance - Margaret Ann Marshall 1944 – 2021 A wise and tenacious voice for women and newborns, Margaret Ann “Peg” Marshall, CNM, EdD,...

ACNM Membership Scholarships Awarded to Recent Midwifery Graduates

In December 2019, I was invited, along with Bridget Howard, Secretary of the ACNM Board of Directors, by University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Faculty member Mamie Guidera to visit her Professional Issues class....
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....

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...