Puerto Rico – New Webinar Scheduled! Puerto Rico is home to the highest rate of preterm birth in the entire United States jurisdiction. Learn how the severe and on-going economic crisis in Puerto Rico, the Zika epidemic, and the major natural disaster hurricane Maria have affected pregnant women’s daily lives and their birth outcomes in.
The changing landscape for CPMs holds great promise. Rather than being diminished by current developments and changes, in fact, the opportunities for CPMs have never been greater: to serve more people, be more relevant to the changing needs and demographics of the childbearing population, be of more service in eliminating racial inequities in care, and.
A recent report on the effectiveness of midwifery care in birth outcomes, news on increased birth center reimbursements in WA State, and lots of fall webinars and events are all featured in this week’s newsletter. Read about all these developments here
Please join us this fall for webinars on Charting for Midwives (Part II), NACPM Vision and the Midwifery Landscape, Gender, Sexuality and Inclusion of all Families in Midwifery Practice, and more. Read the full newsletter here
NACPM reports on efforts by CPMs in communities affected by hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas. Read the full newsletter here
May 11-13, 2018 William F. Bolger Center Potomac, Maryland You are invited to join a conversation about the urgent needs of childbearing people in the U.S., how CPMS can better serve families and increase access to midwifery care, and what stepping up to these needs means for the future of workforce composition, practice, education and.
Please read the statement put forward by the Board of the American College of Nurse-Midwives addressing the recent events in Charlottesville, as well as an endorsement of this statement by NACPM Board and staff. Read the full newsletter here
Much of NACPM’s work on the state level this summer has occurred in the chapters, whether it’s working on birth center reimbursement, or equity and anti-racism training. In addition, learn about events for CPMs in Florida and the Carolinas. Read the full newsletter here
The NACPM Delegation to the Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives participated in Council discussions, voted on position statements, joined the March for More Midwives and learned about midwifery issues around the world. Read the full report here
Deep Concern for the Welfare of Childbearing People With the Senate’s release on June 22 of the Better Health Reconciliation Act of 2017, NACPM is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of childbearing people, babies and families in the United States. We urge you to acquaint yourself with this bill and call your Senators today to ask them.