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NamePdfCategory
Access to Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health CarePdfPosition Statements
Addiction in PregnancyPdfPosition Statements
Adolescent Health CarePdfPosition Statements
Appropriate Use of Technology in ChildbirthPdfPosition Statements
BreastfeedingPdfPosition Statements
Certified Midwifery and Nurse-Midwifery Education and CertificationPdfPosition Statements
Certified Nurse-Midwife/Certified Midwife as First Assistant during SurgeryPdfPosition Statements
Climate Change and Maternal, Fetal and Infant HealthPdfPosition Statements
Collaborative Agreement between Physicians and Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) and Certified Midwives (CMs) PdfPosition Statements
Collaborative Management in Midwifery Practice for Medical, Gynecologic and Obstetrical ConditionsPdfPosition Statements
Conscientious Refusal and the Profession of MidwiferyPdfPosition Statements
Creating a Culture of Safety in Midwifery CarePdfPosition Statements
Delayed Umbilical Cord ClampingPdfPosition Statements
Depression in WomenPdfPosition Statements
Effect of Environmental Toxins on Reproductive and Developmental HealthPdfPosition Statements
Elective Primary Cesarean BirthPdfPosition Statements
Expansion of Midwifery Practice and Skills Beyond Basic Core CompetenciesPdfPosition Statements
Faculty Degree RequirementsPdfPosition Statements
Fatigue, Sleep Deprivation and SafetyPdfPosition Statements
Female CircumcisionPdfPosition Statements
Health Care for All Women and FamiliesPdfPosition Statements
History and Future of the US MERA Joint ProjectPdfPosition Statements
History and Future of the US MERA Joint Project - Executive SummaryPdfPosition Statements
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) PdfPosition Statements
Hydrotherapy During Labor and BirthPdfPosition Statements
Immunization in Pregnancy and PostpartumPdfPosition Statements
Immunization Status of Women and Their FamiliesPdfPosition Statements
Independent Midwifery Practice PdfPosition Statements
Induction of LaborPdfPosition Statements
Joint Statement between ACNM and the A.C.N.M. FoundationPdfPosition Statements
Joint Statement of Practice Relations Between Obstetrician-Gynecologists and Certified Nurse-Midwives/Certified MidwivesPdfPosition Statements
Legislation and Regulation that Affect Midwifery Professionals not Certified by the American Midwifery Certification BoardPdfPosition Statements
Mandatory Degree Requirements for Entry into Midwifery Practice PdfPosition Statements
Midwifery Education and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) PdfPosition Statements
Midwifery Student Work Experience PdfPosition Statements
Midwives are Primary Care Providers and Leaders of Maternity Care HomesPdfPosition Statements
Midwives' Performance of Ultrasound in Clinical PracticePdfPosition Statements
Models of Group Prenatal CarePdfPosition Statements
Nitrous Oxide for Labor and Birth AnalgesiaPdfPosition Statements
Physiologic Birth Consensus Statement: ACNM, MANA, NACPMPdfPosition Statements
Planned Home BirthPdfPosition Statements
Preconception Health and Health Care: The Role of the CNM/CMPdfPosition Statements
Premature Rupture of Membranes at Term (PROM)PdfPosition Statements
Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Disease PdfPosition Statements
Prevention of Gun ViolencePdfPosition Statements
Prevention of Preterm Labor and Preterm BirthPdfPosition Statements
Principles for Credentialing and Privileging Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) and Certified Midwives (CMs) PdfPosition Statements
Principles for Equitable Compensation Agreements Between Midwives and Physicians PdfPosition Statements
Principles for Licensing and Regulating Midwives in the U.S. - An OverviewPdfPosition Statements
Principles for Licensing and Regulating Midwives in the U.S. in Accordance with Global Standards of ICMPdfPosition Statements
Provision of Healthcare for Women in the Criminal Justice SystemPdfPosition Statements
Qualifications for Midwifery Expert Witness PdfPosition Statements
Quality Management in Midwifery CarePdfPosition Statements
Shared Decision-Making in Midwifery CarePdfPosition Statements
Standardized Nomenclature for Electronic Fetal Monitoring PdfPosition Statements
Statutory and Regulatory Language Differentiating Scope of Practice/Practice Authority by Practice SettingPdfPosition Statements
Transgender/Transsexual/Gender Variant Health CarePdfPosition Statements
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean DeliveryPdfPosition Statements
Violence Against WomenPdfPosition Statements




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