Wednesday, July 17, 2024

President Signs FY 2022 Budget Bill, Includes Funding Increase for Midwifery Education

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That’s a wrap! After several months of negotiation, Congress finally passed a $1.5 trillion spending bill funding the federal government through September 30, 2022. Signed by President Biden on March 15, the legislation includes...

ACNM Advocacy Update 03/10/2022

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ACNM State Advocacy Update 2022 has started with a flurry of legislative activity around midwifery, postpartum Medicaid expansion, abortion, preceptor tax credits and mandated implicit bias training.  ACNM is monitoring many midwifery-related bills, and we...

How Can ACNM Government Affairs Help In Your State?

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State legislative sessions are well underway and there are lots of opportunities to increase awareness of and access to midwifery in your community. ACNM Government Affairs is your partner in state advocacy efforts. When...

Black History Month: Reneau House-Diallo, DNP, APN, CNM

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The theme for #BlackHistoryMonth 2022 is Black Health and Wellness, so ACNM is celebrating and honoring the contributions of Black midwives and their impact on the maternal health crises. This is Reneau House-Diallo's story,...

Black History Month: We Want To Tell Your Story

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The theme for #BlackHistoryMonth 2022 is Black Health and Wellness, so ACNM will be celebrating and honoring the contributions of Black midwives and their impact on the maternal health crises. If you'd like to...

An Update on the Treatment of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

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Content Sponsored by SCYNEXIS, Inc., an ACNM Gold Industry Partner  As trusted women’s health care providers, Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) and Certified Midwives (CMs) provide a range of holistic care to women during pregnancy and the postpartum period; however, many CNM/CMs also provide care to women...

Statement of Strong Medical Consensus for Vaccination of Pregnant Individuals Against COVID-19

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The following is a joint statement between the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists | American Academy of Family Physicians | American Academy of PAs | American Academy of Pediatrics | American Association of...

Midwives for Universal Healthcare: Activism for a more Equitable Healthcare System

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Midwives for Universal Healthcare (MUH) is a group of activist midwives, midwifery students, and birthworkers that formed organically in 2018 following an impassioned plea from founding member Susan Kamin on ACNM Connect. MUH became...

Raising Awareness for MOMS Act

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ACNM is reaching out to all members of the midwifery community for help in raising awareness of, and support for, the Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act, H.R. 3352/S. 1697. To that end,...

Improving Inequities in Prenatal Screening: Time to Modernize Guidelines

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Professional guidelines can have a profound impact on reproductive health. In many cases, prenatal genetic screening is often only recommended for specific groups or individuals who have been historically recognized as high risk. Unfortunately,...