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Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) are licensed health care practitioners educated in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery.

They provide primary care to women, including:

  • Prenatal Care 
  • Labor and Delivery Care
  • Care after Birth 
  • Gynecological Exams
  • Newborn Care
  • Assistance with Family Planning Decisions
  • Preconception Care
  • Menopausal Management
  • Counseling in Health Maintenance
  • Disease Prevention

 

The Heart of Midwifery Care for women and newborns lies more in the nature of that care, than in its specific components.

Midwifery practice has a firm foundation in the critical thought process and is focused on the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, taking the best from the disciplines of midwifery, nursing, public health and medicine to provide safe, holistic care.

Its a miracle!

 



 

 

 



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Announcements, Deadlines, News, and Resources for Midwives
Thu, 09 Aug 2018
The American College of Nurse-Midwives Affirms Its Support of Normal Physiologic Birth, Shared Decision Making and Individual Autonomy.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018
ACNM, along with organizations representing over 700,000 women’s and adolescents’ health care providers, oppose all efforts to limit medically accurate health care information available to patients and to exclude qualified providers from participation in the Title X program of the Public Health Service Act (Title X).
Tue, 10 Jul 2018
ACNM has released a statement affirming the importance of breastfeeding in response to new reports about a US action opposing an international resolution on this topic.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, ACNM joined the Nursing Community Coalition as one of 33 signers of a letter asking the Administration to protect the health and wellness of immigrant children.


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