The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries. Our members are primary care providers for women throughout the lifespan, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health.


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Help Us Build Support for Midwifery via the MOMS and BABIES Act:

In order to improve access to midwives and midwifery-led care throughout the care continuum, Congress must act on H.R. 3352/S. 1697 and H.R. 3337/S. 1716.

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Opinion: Reducing unexpected pregnancies would diminish rate of abortions:

My own “Jane Roe” story occurred early in my career as a registered nurse. I worked in a labor and delivery unit where abortions were performed.

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Midwifery Cultural Exchange to the United Arab Emirates: Midwifery Cultural Exchange to the United Arab Emirates

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