Announcements, Deadlines, News, and Resources for Midwives
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Hurricane Michael has devastated areas in its path. Here are resources and how to help affected midwives and families.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
Congressional leaders have responded to the ongoing opioid crisis by passing H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act, which expands eligibility for obtaining a Drug Addiction Treatment Act waiver from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to prescribe MAT to Certified Nurse-Midwives and other advanced practice registered nurses for a period of five years.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
ACNM has announced that it endorses the Health Policy Statement on Passport Denials developed by the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA).
ACNM Issues Official Response to Reports of Denied Passports & Fraudulent Birth Certificates at US-Mexico Border
Fri, 31 Aug 2018
ACNM has issued an official response to recent reports of midwife involvement in the US government's claims that birth certificates of citizens living near the US-Mexico border were filled out fraudulently, resulting in denied passports and questions of citizenship.
ACNM Responds to Release of ARRIVE Trial Study Results: Acknowledges Quality of Study but Raises Concerns about Potential for Misapplying Results
Thu, 09 Aug 2018
The American College of Nurse-Midwives Affirms Its Support of Normal Physiologic Birth, Shared Decision Making and Individual Autonomy.