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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
H.R. 1976 Introduced! In a timely salute to Mother’s Day and the International Day of the Midwife, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree of Maine has re-introduced the Access to Certified Professional Midwives Act, H.R. 1976 (formerly H.R. 1054), on May 12, 2013 in the House of Representatives in the 113th Congress. The Midwives and Mother’s in Action.
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.
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.
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.
Three New Co-Sponsors for H.R. 1054! Congresswomen Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Anna Eshoo (D-CA-14th), and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL-20th have become the latest members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 1054, the Access to Certified Professional Midwives Act of 2011. The Campaign is deeply grateful to these Representatives for their support for increasing women’s access to midwives.