February 15

Using Data to Improve Care

This newsletter highlights how Quality Improvement examinines practice-level data to identify ways to improve care based on the data. In addition, it points to the shortcomings in data collection in the U.S. and the lack of a nationwide effort to reduce birth-related mortality. Details in the newsetter

February 12

February 2018 Chapter Newsletter

Washington State – Midwives’ Lobby Day 2018 We are excited to share this update from the MAWS lobby day in Washington State. The Washington State Chapter of NACPM was intentionally designed to function in collaboration with the established state association, MAWS, with a vision for ever-deepening partnership and mutual support. Jen Segadelli serves as a.

January 26

Midwifery Charting and Bridge Certificate Resources

This week’s newsletter highlights our 2017 webinars on charting, a useful resource about best practices for midwives. It also includes resources on the Bridge Certificate. Also note the upcoming webinar with Dr. Melissa Cheyney on neonatal mortality, co-sponsored by NACPM and MANA. Read the full newsletter here

January 11

Happy New Year! More about webinars!

We have added another speaker to our 1/17 webinar on the Bridge Certificate. Also, please find a detailed description of the NACPM and MANA sponsored 2/21 webinar on neonatal mortality below: Read this week’s newsletter here

December 21

Understanding and Reducing Maternal Stress and Preterm Birth in Puerto Rico, 2018 Webinars

In the November 2017 NACPM webinar, RE:BIRTH: Navigating and Mediating Maternal Stress and Birth Outcomes in Pre- and Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico, Oregon State University researchers Holly Horan and Melissa Cheyney discussed their collaborative research that focuses on the relationship between perceived maternal stress and gestational age at delivery. Existing research hypothesizes an association between perceived.

December 12

CPM Symposium E-News

Our inaugural 2018 CPM Symposium enews went out recently. The planning team is seeking your input through a survey Please click through to access the survey

November 21

Reproductive Health and the LBGTQIA Community

The LGBTQIA community is as diverse as the country, and includes members of all races, ethnicities, religions and socioeconomic status, and yet the health needs of this community are frequently overlooked, often with dire consequences. This week’s newsletter presents the issue of LGBTQIA health, resources for health care providers as well as tomorrow’s webinar on.

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