October 26

Fall 2018 Chapter Newsletter

The NACPM Chapter Program is growing in depth as well as breadth as we focus on how to bring an even deeper level of support to our chapters in the coming year. We currently have nineteen fully formed chapters with four in formation and inquiries from an additional eight states. We have so far hosted.

October 16

Bigger Table Fund: Scholarships for NARM Exam and Licensing Fees

NACPM is excited to announce the launch of the Bigger Table Fund!   The Fund will provide scholarships for student midwives of color, indigenous and/or LGBTQ student midwives for the initial NARM examination fee, the fee for retaking the NARM examination when needed, and state licensure fees. The goal of the fund is to remove some.

September 21

NACPM: Commitment to Justice for Pregnant People and Their Families

NACPM is committed to justice for all childbearing people, their babies and their families, and to ensuring their health and wellbeing. In this issue we focus on two issues of concern to pregnant people and families in the U.S.: the unconscionable practice of shackling incarcerated laboring prison inmates and the assault on the rights of.

September 14

NACPM Responds to Denial of Passports of People Born at Home

NACPM deplores the most recent instance of the current administration’s assault on the rights of American citizens: denying passport applications from those born at home with midwives, especially along our southern border with Mexico. This denial of the rights of people of color is part of a pattern of racial bias that has grown and.

July 24

Meet the Candidates

NACPM is electing two new Board members this summer. If you are a CPM Member of NACPM, you will receive an email with voting instructions. Here are our candidates in their own words: Jenny Jahn, CPM, LM, CHD from New Mexico states: “The National Association of Certified Professional Midwives was presented to my class when I.

July 13

NACPM Statement on the UN Breastfeeding resolution

In response to the opposition of U.S. delegates to a breastfeeding resolution introduced at the World Health Assembly in Geneva in May 2018, the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM) has issued the following statement: Please read the full statement here

June 21

NACPM State Chapter Day May 20, 2018

On May 10th before the start of the CPM Symposium, NACPM hosted the first-ever in-person gathering of NACPM chapter members. We were thrilled to have had representation from 13 of our 18 currently formed state chapters at this seminal event plus guests from 4 additional states. This day was designed specifically for chapter leaders and.

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