December 10

NACPM Celebrates the Progress of US MERA!

In alignment with our mission to contribute to a transformed maternity care system in the U.S. and increased access for all women to high-quality care and normal, physiologic birth options, NACPM is pleased to announce the release of a new report: The History and Future of the United States Midwifery Education, Regulation and Association (US.

December 10

Normal, Healthy Childbirth for Women & Families: What You Need to Know

A woman’s guide to understanding normal, healthy birth and how it can improve the health of her baby and her health was released this summer by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA), and National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM). It includes critical information to help women make informed.

December 10

Join the NACPM Pilot Chapters Project

Create a powerful unified voice for CPMs. Form a pilot chapter in your state and enhance CPMs’ national influence to improve the maternity care system in the U.S., promote, protect and defend the profession, and support increased access for all women to the high-quality, high-value care of CPMs. All Pilot Chapters will be invited to.

December 9

Report on Results of Fall 2013 NACPM Member Survey

Member Survey Report   9 December 2013   Report on Results of Fall 2013 NACPM Member Survey   At the 2012 CPM Symposium, a number of priorities for the development of the CPM profession were identified by CPMs and multiple stakeholders. These priorities have informed the work of NACPM over the past year and a half, and.

December 5

Nelson Mandela: We Mourn His Passing & Celebrate His Life

Nelson Mandela   18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013 IN MEMORIAM     Nelson Mandela will long be remembered for his courageous, relentless pursuit of racial equality, and for his unerring belief in and ability to inspire all of humanity.   We mourn his passing and celebrate and give thanks for his incalculable contributions to.

October 4

NACPM Invites You to Help Increase Access to Midwifery Care

NACPM Invites You to Help Increase Access to Midwifery Care   October 4, 2013 In this Newsletter: Free MANA Workshop in Portland: Working Toward Greater Equity in Maternal & Infant Health NABCC Urges Year-Round Efforts to Eliminate Disparities      Free MANA Workshop in Portland:  Working Toward Greater Equity in Maternal & Infant Health    NACPM.

September 22

NACPM 2013 Election Results are In!

NACPM eAlert   September 22, 2013 NACPM 2013 Election Results are In!   Congratulations to Illysa Foster of Austin, Texas, Jamie Eidsath of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Autumn Vergo of Peterborough, New Hampshire. Welcome to the NACPM Board of Directors!   Illysa, Jamie and Autumn will be joining the NACPM leadership team at our meeting.

September 4

1st Annual Black Breastfeeding Week a Monumental Success!

NACPM eAlert   September 4, 2013 Greetings!     NACPM looks forward to Black Breastfeeding Week 2014! August 25-31st was declared the first annual Black Breastfeeding Week. The theme for this first year was “Black Lives Matter”. This movement, created for and lead by black women, was an inspiration for community led action in the breastfeeding.

November 14

MAMA is Celebrating 9 New Co-Sponsors for H.R. 1054!

Thanks to YOU, H.R. 1054, the Access to Certified Professional Midwives Act now has 23 co-sponsors!  The Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Campaign continues to pursue our successful steady office-by-office approach to building Congressional support for this legislation and its importance to women and babies across the country.  These nine new cosponsors will help.

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