Saturday, September 25, 2021

YNM Member Story: María Ramos Bracamontes, CNM

For Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), we are highlighting Hispanic/Lantinx midwives. My name is María Ascención Ramos Bracamontes and I am a Mexican Indigenous certified nurse-midwife...
Photo of Patricia Loftman, CNM, FACNM, MS, LM

ACNM Thanks Patricia Loftman, CNM, FACNM, MS, LM for a Decade of Service as...

In a recent feature by National Public Radio (NPR),  a fearless advocate declares, "There continues to be a dramatic racial and ethnic disparity in the outcome of pregnancy and health for African-American...

ACNM Welcomes Dr. Schnetzler as Chair of the Division of Organizational Capacity

ACNM welcomes Elle Annalise L. Schnetzler, CM, DM, MS, LM as the new Chair of the Division of Organizational Capacity. She was recommended by past chair and ACNM past president, Lisa Kane Low,...

Passing of Barbara Hughes, CNM, FACNM

In the early morning of July 3rd, Barbara Hughes, CNM, FACNM died peacefully in her home. She was surrounded with love by those near and far. Barbara was a midwifery...
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....

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,...

YNM Member Story: Martina Granado, CNM

For Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), we are highlighting Hispanic/Lantinx midwives. My name is Martina Martinez Berryhill Granado. I am what we call in northern New...

Passing of Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS

We are saddened to share the recent passing of Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS, past-president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Judith was an epidemiologist with many years’ service at the U.S....

YNM Member Story: Naomi Andrews, BSN

Share your story: What does midwifery mean to you? What would you like to be celebrated in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife? Midwifery to me means...

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....