California Nurse-Midwives Association
May 2021 | Mid-month Update
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More Midwives are able to Practice Independently!
ACNM has updated their Quick Reference: Practice Environments for Certified Nurse-Midwives map! More states (including California) are turning green as legislation passes across the country removing barriers to maternity care for pregnant and birthing people, making it easier to access high quality midwifery care.
AABC Statement on Neonatal Mortality in Birth Centers
On May 7, the American Association of Birth Centers issued a Statement on Neonatal Mortality in Birth Centers in response to recent research presented at the 2021 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Clinical and Scientific Meeting, r