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Continuing the Conversation, Getting Our House in Order with Pat Loftman at the NYC Midwives meeting 9/24/18 

By Katy McFadden MSN, RNC-NIC, ANLC, LCCE, CEIM, CPST

Last Monday, Pat Loftman spoke some much needed truth to our community about how we are responding (or failing to respond) to the racial disparities in…


What do Midwives Need to Know About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

By Rebecca Feldman, CNM, PMHNP-BC, RN

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders are the most common complication of pregnancy. 15-20% of parents experience a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder.…

What do Midwives Need to Know About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

Call the Midwife

By Nancy Kraus LM, CNM

I admit it, I am a “Call the Midwife” junkie. I have seen every episode since the series was first broadcast in the United States in 2011, read the…

Call the Midwife

What's the difference between a Certified Midwife and a Certified Nurse Midwife?

by Karen Jefferson CM

In the state of New York, you may encounter midwives with two different certifications - Certified Midwives (CM) and Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM), both…

What's the difference between a Certified Midwife and a Certified Nurse Midwife?

Highlights from the 2018 Maternal Mortality Summit hosted by New York Academy of Medicine on February 14, 2018

As a student midwife on the precipice of beginning a career in midwifery and primary and reproductive health care, I feel so honored to have attended the…

Highlights from the 2018 Maternal Mortality Summit hosted by New York Academy of Medicine on February 14, 2018

Obstetric Violence in NYC Hospitals

Commentary: Obstetric Violence in NYC Hospitals December 2017 Laura Zeidenstein, CNM, DNP, FACNM “…When midwifery students begin new clinical experiences,…

Obstetric Violence in NYC Hospitals

ACNM Region 1 Meeting – A Student’s Perspective

I felt so honored to be surrounded by midwives in Kingston, NY, on October 14, 2017, at my first midwifery conference, the ACNM Region 1 Meeting. The drive…

ACNM Region 1 Meeting – A Student’s Perspective

Decolonizing Birth Conference 2017: part three

by Molly McShane Over the last two weeks I have written about the workshops and keynotes I attended at Ancient Song Doula Services' annual Decolonizing…

Decolonizing Birth Conference 2017: part three


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