H.R. 1976 (originally H.R. 1054), the Access to Certified Professional Midwives Act, recently re-introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in May 2013, will open doors to full access to CPM [...]
Capacity building is essential for the success of a future CPM study, which would triple the size of the MANA Statistics Project. Capacity- building projects include increased support staff (Data [...]
MANA believes that to best serve the needs of consumers, midwives and particularly those without equal access to education, information, or legislation, we must strengthen our communications team [...]
MEAC accreditation for CPM educational programs is integral to commitments defined in the US-MERA April 2014 meeting report. MEAC accreditation enables midwifery schools to participate in federal [...]
Letter from FAM Executive Director Tamara Wrenn Birthing Resilience As a result of the pandemic and the ongoing racial injustice, our nation has been hit with unprecedented challenges. For those who suffer at the hands of injustice, poverty, and racism on a daily basis it was just another series of unfortunate events. Like many, the FAM leadership team watched […]Read More
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