The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries. Our members are primary care, sexual, and reproductive providers for people throughout their lifespans, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health.


Professional Development

ACNM Highlights

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Help Us Build Support for Funding for Midwifery Education:

ACNM encourages midwives and midwifery supporters to reach out to their House Representative and Senate members and urge support for the Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act, S. 1851/H.R. 3768. This bipartisan legislation seeks to increa

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ACNM staff co-authors JMWH Editorial: Moving Midwifery: New Federal Documents Champion the Profession

ACNM staff Amy Kohl and Karen Jefferson team up with JMWH editor Melissa Avery on this edition's editorial.

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Quickening Membership

Online Learning Center

eMidwife Sonography
ExamSim Program!

Certified Midwife Credential

Course: "Advanced Evaluation & Management of Psychiatric Illness in Reproductive-Age Women"

Resources for Students

Midwifery Workforce

Member Discount for GynZone!

Celebrate National Midwifery Week in your community. Find logos and other material HERE.

Midwifery Week Webinars - free for members!

Oct. 1, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET Free to ALL
Midwifery Week: Strengthening Communities through Midwifery Engagement, Philanthropy and Shared Vision

Oct. 2, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET 1 CE
Midwifery Week: Midwifery Role in Perinatal Mental Healthcare

Oct. 3, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET 1 CE
Midwifery Week: Cultural Humility: A Key Ingredient For Strong and Healthy Communities

Oct. 4, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET 1CE
Midwifery Week: Policy, Politics, and Midwifery

Oct. 5, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET 1CE
Midwifery Week: Midwifery and Maternal Health in the 118th Session of Congress

Oct. 6 - Members can register free through Oct. 6th 1CE
CENTERING: To Reduce Perinatal Inequities - Leverage Appreciative Inquiry, Black Feminism, and Radical Imagination Course

Oct. 7, 11 am - 12 pm ET Free to ALL
Midwifery Week: Actualizing ACNM's Vision: Midwifery for Every Community

American College of Nurse-Midwives
8403 Colesville Rd. Ste. 1230 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 240.485.1800 Fax: 240.485.1818
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