January 16

The Disparities are Extreme

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Martin Luther King, Jr. (1966) “I have a dream that one day … little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sisters and brothers.”.

January 16

The Disparities Are Extreme

I have a dream that one day … little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sisters and brothers. Martin Luther King, Jr (1963) Fifty years ago, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. told.

January 9

Group Beta Streptococcus webinar and new Michigan CPM licensing laws

Please join us this Thursday, January 12 from 2-3:30 pm ET for a free clinical webinar with Vicki Penwell, CPM and Dr. Tolulope Adebanjo on the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment protocols for GBS. MEAC CEUs have been applied for and will be available for $15. More information on upcoming webinars, international midwifery news and.

January 3

Getting Down to Business in 2017

Happy New Year! We have lots of great offerings in the works for this year, including many useful webinars! We are kicking off the New Year with our new “Racism, Equity and Access to Midwifery” webinar series with the first presentation On the Social and Psychological Impact of Racism this Thursday, January 5 from 2:30.

December 12

Equity, Race and Access to Midwifery

What does the future hold for childbearing families? Who are the CPMs of the future and what contribution will they make to improving the health and well-being of our people? How do we prepare today to bring forward a profession that is fully capable and empowered to meet the needs of the future? The leadership.

December 5

Water Labor and Birth: New Guidance

For the first time, guidance on hydrotherapy during labor and birth has been created by maternity care experts providing health care professionals and institutions with consensus that had been previously lacking on this topic. A collaboration of the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM), American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), the American Association of Birth.

November 20

NACPM State Legislative Toolkit; ICM Report

State Legislative Toolkit Now Available Curious how your state licensing law measures up when compared to national and international standards?  Need help planning a campaign to secure licensure for CPMs in your state?  Would information about the benefits of midwifery care be useful in your efforts to promote CPMs?  NACPM has heard your requests for.

November 13

NACPM Announcement of Cross-Racial Shared Leadership

“Organizations have a calling to contribute something energetically, valuably to the world, and an evolutionary energy to move toward that calling.” *   The NACPM Board of Directors is taking an extraordinary new direction this year by electing Tanya Khemet and Audrey Levine as Co-Presidents. This decision builds on two important commitments. The first is.

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