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.

May 1

Changing Systems

Meet the CPM Symposium speakers who will help us understand the different forces at work in the maternity health care system from a range of varying perspectives. Click for more information

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