March 29

NACPM Condems Violence Against Asian Communities and Women

NACPM acknowledges the depth of fear, pain, heartbreak and trauma suffered by the Asian and Pacific Islander community this past week with the murder of eight people, including six Asian women, in Atlanta. We decry the escalation of racist attacks that directly target Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a.

March 25

Engaging Consumers: Powering Improvements in Public Health Policy Co-Hosted by NACPM and the Big Push for Midwives

WEBINAR: Engaging Consumers: Powering Improvements in Public Health Policy Co-Hosted by NACPM and the Big Push for Midwives Thursday, March 25th from 1:00 to 2:30 Watch Recording Handout #1 Handout #2 If you are looking for solid practical support from on-the-ground, in-the-trenches advocates and tools to use in your state to advance CPM policy, this.

March 22

Wendy Gordon, DM, CPM, to Address the Congressional LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee

Wendy Gordon, DM, CPM, to Address the Congressional LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Tomorrow WATCH RECORDING Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 23rd, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) will hold a hearing of its Appropriations Subcommittee on the U.S. perinatal care system and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs to.

March 22

Midwives Now Included in the Nation’s COVID-19 Vaccinator Workforce

The Biden administration has developed a national strategy to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, including accelerating the rate of vaccinations among the population, with the expectation that all states would offer the vaccine to all adults by May 1. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has expanded the pool of qualified professionals able.

February 24

NACPM is proud to endorse the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021

The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act includes 12 bills to end maternal mortality and close racial and ethnic disparities in outcomes NACPM is proud to endorse the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021,a historic legislative package whose introduction was announced today by Representatives Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Alma Adams (NC-12), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ),.

September 15

Webinar: Maternal stress and timing of delivery: Preliminary cortisol data from Puerto Rico and the mitigating role of midwifery care

Maternal stress and timing of delivery: Preliminary cortisol data from Puerto Rico and the mitigating role of midwifery care 1.5 MEAC CEs (0.15 CEUs) Available Thursday September 24th, 2020 Register Now Maternal stress is associated with nearly half of preterm births globally, however, existing research has yet to determine the best way to measure and sufficiently understand.

May 19

COVID-19 and the Imperative to Elevate Equity

COVID-19 and the Imperative to Elevate Equity   If it wasn’t already abundantly clear ,the COVID-19 pandemic is shining a spotlight on the impact structural inequities have on social determinants of health and the disproportionate impact on the health and lives of people of color, especially black and indigenous people. Since economic stability is one.

May 15

Upcoming Webinar: NACPM Presents Student Capstone Projects

NACPM Presents Student Capstone Projects Thursday, May 28th, 2020 3:00 – 4:30 ET REGISTER NOW Students are the future of the midwifery profession! In alignment with NACPM’s commitment to investing in our workforce, on Thursday, May 28th, we have invited two midwifery students to present their capstone projects to the community. This webinar, the 25th.

April 14

Live Remote Proctoring for the NARM Exam is Available!

As you know, most of the usual NARM test sites are closed, and many applicants are also in states with shelter-in-place orders. This situation has delayed the testing part of the CPM certification process for the past three weeks and for what could be several months to come. NARM submitted an application to the National.

April 14

Midwives and the U.S. Census: Making Sure Every Child Counts

Midwives and the U.S. Census: Making Sure Every Child Counts Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:00-3:00 ET WATCH RECORDING Very young children, from infants to four years old, are historically the population at greatest risk of being undercounted in the U.S. Census, with an estimated one million uncounted in the 2010 Census. Many federal programs, that.

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