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Call the Midwife Season 5

The new season of Call the Midwife is premiering April 3 on PBS. Check your local listings for more information. 


NYSALM Endorses ACNM Position Statement on Trans Health

NYSALM has endorsed the 2012 ACNM position statement on health care for trans and gender variant people.  You can read the statement here.


ACNM Releases 60th Anniversary Video Series

Check out these videos released by the ACNM in celebration of the organization's 60th anniversary!


IMPACT Midwifery Powerpoint Now Available

IMPACT Committee has put together a powerpoint presentation intended to educate about midwifery in NY state, including an overview of midwifery care, demographics in NY, the education and licensure process for LMs, and how midwives work together with other providers to improve outcomes.  There are extensive notes in the comments on the slides to aid you in giving this presentation at your workplace, school, or wherever education about midwives and midwifery is needed! Please visit IMPACT's page to download the powerpoint.


New Study Finds Birth Centers and Midwives to be Cost-Effective

The study found that Medicaid would save approximately $1,163 per birth with birth center care. Read the full article here.


Want to get more involved with NYSALM?

Consider joining a committee! All of our committees are looking for new members.  Meetings are by telephone conference call.  For more information on our committees, including who to contact to get involved, please visit the Members Only section.


Barriers to practice?

Are you a midwife who is experiencing obstacles to practice? Are you a consumer who is experiencing obstacles to working with the midwife of your choice?

If so, tell us: participate in NYSALM's data collection survey.

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Lobby with NYSALM in Albany on April 12!

Midwives and student midwives from across the state will gather in Albany on April 12 to once again lobby for passage of the birth center bill, S4325. More information, including links to register for dinner the evening prior and to book a room in NYSALM's hotel block, is available here.


Birth Center Article Published in AM New York

AM New York published a great article about birth centers in December. Check it out here!


New NICE Guidelines Now Available

The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has released new guidelines for intrapartum care.  These new guidelines are very supportive of midwife-led care across many settings and encourage access to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth. They are available here.


The Lancet publishes new series on Midwifery!

The series launched on Monday, June 23 and is available here


ACNM Launches BirthTOOLS

The ACNM recently launched BirthTOOLS (Tools for Optimizing the Outcomes of Labor Safely), a new collection of resources for supporting and promoting physiologic birth. Check it out!




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