Thursday, January 27, 2022

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...

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...
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...
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,...

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...

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,...

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,...
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....

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...