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Quickening is ACNM's quarterly member publication. It focuses on ACNM news,  timely topics, research, and much more.

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Summer 2017 Quickening Cover ImageSummer 2017 Quickening: PDF 

In this issue:

  • Honoring ACNM's Remarkable Midwives at the 62nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition
  • The Safe Childbirth Checklist: How it's Saving Lives
  • Sneak Peak: Midwifery Works 2017
  • Addressing the Post-Graduate Fellowship Trend
  • The Incremental Danger of Sleep Deprivation
    --and much more!

Spring 2017 Quickening: PDF

In this issue:

  • Group Prenatal Care: Is it in Your Future
  • Meet 2 Certified Midwives
  • Rethinking Work-Life Balance
  • "Midwives' Voices, Midwives' Realities": What You Need to Know
  • ACNM updates, resources, and much more!

Winter 2017 Quickening: PDF

In this issue:
  • Answers to 10 top questions about ultrasound certification
  • The Catch-22 that California CNMs faced
  • An innovative safety bundle that address ethnic and racial disparities
  • Ways to improve your practice with social media
  • What you need to know about The Lancet's Maternal Health Series

Editorial and Advertising Deadlines for upcoming issues of Quickening:

  • September 15, 2017--for the Fall 2018 edition
  • December 15, 2017--for the Winter 2018 editioni


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