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It’s the Little Things

by Cassie Moore, ACNM Writer and Editor August is Midwifery Advocacy Month—right around the corner—and we hope midwives across the country will participate in calling their legislators, hosting fundraisers, and advocating for the MOMS 21 act. However, it is important to advocate for midwifery throughout the year, at every chance. Members who attended the ACNM 57th Annual Meeting in Long Beach were thrilled by International Confederation of Midwives President Frances Day-Stirk’s rousing ca...

Posted 7/25/2012 11:51:32 AM

Changing Clinical Practice via the DNP

by Julie Paul, CNM, DNP After about 5 years of practicing as a full-scope certified nurse-midwife (CNM), I started to notice things I wanted to change in practice, but I had no idea how to accomplish them. It is a very frustrating feeling, not knowing the next steps to take to make a positive change. I would sit at the hospital obstetrical (OB) departmental meetings and hear buzzwords such as low patient satisfaction, high epidural rates, and increased cesarean delivery rates. I remember thi...

Posted 7/3/2012 11:43:37 AM



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