Tuesday, October 19, 2021

YNM Member Story: Eugenia Montesinos, CNM

For Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), we are highlighting Hispanic/Lantinx midwives. Hispanic Heritage: Tell us about your Latinx/Hispanic heritage I was born in Peru where...

The Passing of Jan Weingrad Smith

With a heavy heart, we share the news of Jan Weingrad Smith's passing on May 22nd at Norwalk Hospital Saturday night, after a brief battle with metastatic colon cancer. Jan Weingrad Smith was a...

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,...

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...

Birth Notice: Adalynn Grace Balo

Donna Harvel Balo, CNM and proud parents Seth & Danielle Balo welcomed their second baby, Adalynn Grace, 8 lb 9 oz, born on her due date, 03/31/20, which would have been the...

YNM Member Story: Aubre Tompkins, CNM

What does midwifery mean to you? What would you like to be celebrated in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife? Midwifery means to be with our families through the journeys of all life...

ACNM Welcomes Karen Jefferson as the Director, Midwifery Practice and Education

ACNM welcomes Karen Jefferson, DM, CM, FACNM as the new Director, Midwifery Practice and Education, as of May 21, 2021. Dr. Jefferson formerly served on ACNM's Board of Directors as the Region...

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.

After All These Years, I Still Love It

My day starts at 5 AM, when I go out for a run to relax and think. I arrive at hospital at 7:30 AM, where nurses greet me with a chorus of...