December 21

$2.5 Million to Educate Disadvantaged Student Midwives Becomes Law

On Thursday, December 19th, following a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier in the week, the Senate passed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 which includes funding for the Department of Health and Human Services through next September. NACPM and the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC) are thrilled to announce that funding.

December 2

The Power of Mentorship

  Lessons Learned from Designing and Implementing an Undergraduate Mentorship Program Thursday, December 12 3:00-4:30 ET One of NACPM’s core commitments is investing in a strong, racially, ethnically and socially representative CPM workforce to meet the urgent needs of childbearing people in our country.  In partial fulfillment of this goal, we are pleased to bring.

September 10

Managing Postpartum Hemorrhage

Considerations for Managing Postpartum Hemorrhage in the Community Setting NACPM is committed to informing and supporting evidence-based practices among CPMs and to promoting safe and healthy birth for all people having babies in the United States. Skillful management of postpartum hemorrhage is a cornerstone of safe birthing care. Postpartum hemorrhage remains a leading cause of.

August 30

Affirming NACPM’s commitment to oppose the oppression of LGBTQIA2S+ people

NACPM Statement_Midwifery Today & NACPM Commitments  All childbearing people have the right to safe, effective, respectful care, including and especially the care of midwives. NACPM affirms our commitment to oppose the oppression of LGBTQIA2S+ people, including our commitment to oppose homophobia, transphobia, and violence or exclusion based on sexuality, gender expression, and family structure. Equity is.

August 5

Legislation to Fund Midwifery Education Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives

  Legislation to Fund Midwifery Education Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Jamie Herrera Beutler (R-WA), Co-Founders and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Maternity Care, introduced the Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act (H.R. 3849) on May 19, 2019.  The Midwives for MOMS Act authorizes new federal.

July 22

Policy Update: Exciting Federal Opportunities for CPMs on the Horizon

Policy Update: Exciting Federal Opportunities for CPMs on the Horizon Historic 116th Congress A vibrant new energy is palpable in the halls of this 116 th Congress, the most racially, ethnically and socially  diverse in history, and exciting new federal opportunities for CPMs are on the horizon.  A new commitment among our nation’s leaders has emerged to address.

February 21

Announcing Four New Chapters as of 2019!

The NACPM Chapter Program had a strong finish to 2018 with the formation of four new chapters! Georgia, Idaho, New Hampshire, and Virginia were all able to take advantage of the generous start-up funding from Ann Geisler and Southern Cross Insurance before the close of our chapter program launch period at the start of 2019..

December 21

Celebrating Bigger Table Fund Awardees

NACPM Congratulates Bigger Table Fund Awardees NACPM celebrates and heartily congratulate the first awardees of the Bigger Table Fund! The Fund provides awards to student midwives of color, indigenous and/or LGBTQIA+ student midwives to cover the initial NARM certifying examination fee, the fee for retaking the NARM examination when needed, and state licensing fees. In.

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