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Monkeypox Resources

This webpage was created to inform and support midwives through the evolving Monkeypox public health emergency. ACNM stands ready to help disseminate evidence-based information to both midwives and the public, and to counter misinformation and diminish stigma around the virus.


New Letter from the CDC - October 11, 2022

What You Need to Know

American Nursing Association

The ANA resource site has robust information on transmission, signs and symptoms, as well as education for healthcare clinicians and other resources.

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Checkout SMFM's Monkeypox and Pregnancy FAQs, excerpt below.

It is unknown if pregnant people are more susceptible to monkeypox virus acquisition or if the disease is more severe during pregnancy. However, an increased risk of maternal mortality and morbidity has been documented with other poxvirus infections.

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