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, sexual, and reproductive providers for people throughout their lifespans, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health.


Check out ACNM's continuing education webinars and virtual skills labs!

We provide content geared towards YOUR midwifery practice.

Going the last mile: Preventing cervical cancer through screening and management of abnormal tests

November 9, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET

Speaker - Jeanne Murphy-Stone, PhD, CNM, CPH, FACNM

We have more ways than ever to screen for cervical cancer, but the guidelines can be confusing. This is a review of the latest guidelines and newest technology available for cervical cancer screening.

Online Learning Center

Your portal for accessing continuing education, including from the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health

Systemic Racism and Maternal Health in the US


Aired November 1, 2023, 7 pm - 8 pm ET

Speaker: Lastascia Coleman, CNM, MSN, ARNP, FACNM

This presentation will review the historical and current structural barriers, covert, and overt racism that inform public policy including around perinatal substance use and addiction.

ACNM Highlights

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Discover Midwives!:

Download the presentation. It's perfect for presenting 'What is a midwife?' in your community.

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Help Us Build Support for Funding for Midwifery Education:

ACNM encourages midwives and midwifery supporters to reach out to their House Representative and Senate members and urge support for the Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act, S. 1851/H.R. 3768. This bipartisan legislation seeks to increa

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ACNM staff co-authors JMWH Editorial: Moving Midwifery: New Federal Documents Champion the Profession

ACNM staff Amy Kohl and Karen Jefferson team up with JMWH editor Melissa Avery on this edition's editorial.

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Midwifery Use of Ultrasound: A Review of Standard Setting Documents:

Midwives have been using ultrasound to enhance their clinical toolkits for decades. This tool was recognized by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) over thirty years ago...

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