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Quickening is a members-only quarterly publication that provides midwifery news, women's health research, and more to members of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). If you would like to write for or contribute content to Quickening, please review our editorial guidelines before submitting your piece to [email protected].

Fall 2016 Quickening is here! In this issue:

  • Candidates for the 2017 ACNM elections introduce themselves
  • How to improve your sonography skills and get certified
  • A look at how West Virginia won full practice authority
  • What enables higher breastfeeding rates in your practice
  • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) secrets in your waiting room
  • What's happening this fall at the regional and national level
  • ACNM's Consumer Website, Midwifery & Women's Health, Discover Midwifery at Our Moment of Truth
  • A tribute to Nivia Nieves Fisch
  • New ACNM resources, position statements, and much more!

Editorial and Advertising Deadlines for upcoming issues of Quickening:

  • December 1, 2016 --for the Winter 2017 edition
  • March 1, 2017--for the Spring 2017 edition

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