April 14

Grappling with Clinical Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Grappling with Clinical Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic Fri, Apr 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT MEAC CEUs applied for REGISTER NOW New guidance and shifting information on safety considerations for pregnancy and birth is emerging almost daily during the current public health crisis, some based on hard evidence and some on professional.

April 2

NACPM COVID-19 Webinars

COVID-19: Telehealth for Community Midwives Friday, April 3, 2020 1:00-2:30 ET MEAC CEUs applied for WATCH RECORDING VIEW SLIDES (PART 1) VIEW SLIDES (PART 2) Certified Professional Midwife care takes place within the context of relationship, respect and support. As providers of high-touch, time-intensive and highly personal care, midwives are having to adopt policies and.

March 17

Coronavirus: Midwives on the Front Line

  Coronavirus: Midwives on the Front Line Access presentation slides here (MEAC CEUs applied for) In these moments of uncertainty, fear and unprecedented disruption due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus around the world and now growing quickly in the U.S., midwives are urgently searching for the best information about how to protect and.

March 6

NACPM Celebrates CPM Victories!

NACPM Celebrates CPM Victories! Today, we celebrate three exciting milestones! NACPM has an abiding commitment to social justice in birth, to eliminating the unconscionable effects of racism on birth outcomes, and to investing in a strong, racially, ethnically and socially representative midwifery workforce. We are honored to partner with community leaders, our midwife colleagues, students, donors.

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.

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