We’ve been quiet at Midwife Connection lately, so let’s pick up the pace again by catching up on the latest ACNM news.
- Flu season is on the way. ACNM, CDC, and other professional organizations issued a joint statement on the importance of seasonal flu vaccination—especially for pregnant and postpartum women.
- Collaborative practice between midwives and physicians is in the spotlight. ACNM and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists are calling for papers on successful collaborative practice models between midwives and physicians. Winning submissions will receive monetary awards and may be published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
- Free updated midwifery fact sheets are available. Two of our most popular fact sheets—Essential Facts about Midwives and CNM/CM-Attended Birth Statistics—have been updated and are available online.
- National Midwifery Week is October 3 – 9. Host your own event or join in one of the many celebrations across the country during National Midwifery Week. ACNM has a webpage with tools to help you celebrate, and Where’s My Midwife? is organizing the National Walk for Moms and Midwives.