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About Quickening

Quickening is a members-only quarterly publication that provides midwifery news, research, and information 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].

Closing Dates for upcoming issues

June 1 - Advertising and editorial submission deadline for the Summer 2015 issue of Quickening.

September 1 - Advertising and editorial submission deadline for the Fall 2015 issue of Quickening.

Quickening Online

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Spring Quickening is here! In this issue:

- Results of the 2015 ACNM elections, including the new president-elect
- ACNM 60th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
- We've got it! Our new 5-year strategic plan
- Update on the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM)
- Your future foretold: Value-based payments are on the horizon
- Revamped OMOT website explainer
- Hometown Heroes who are building the past, present, and future of midwifery
- Global leaders come together at the Call the Midwife symposium
- Ultrasound education coming in 2015

Our online Quickening archive dates back to 2005. If you are looking for an article or issue from before 2005, please contact ACNM Writer & Editor Barbra Elenbaas at [email protected] with the issue date and article title.

Quickening in Print

As an ACNM member, you will automatically receive a copy of our membership magazine in the mail every quarter. If you would like to save trees and receive ONLY the digital issue, please drop us a line at [email protected].


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