Past Events

A listing of past events of interest to our members.



Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 6:00pm

MANA's Annual conference is a great way to learn about the latest legal, medical and advocacy developments for midwives. Our conference website is HERE.

Membership Advisory Council online meeting

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Membership Advisory Council 
Tuesday January 10th at 2pm EDT.
Sign in to find agenda and registration information here in our MEMBERS ONLY section.


Abstract Submissions Now Open!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:00am to Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:00am


Robin Lim- Free at Gold Midwifery. Two live presentations

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

If you missed Robin Lim at MANA 2016, or you want to hear this amazing speaker one more time, Robin Lim is Gold Midwifery's Online Conference 2017 Closing Keynote Speaker. Robin's presentation "Birth in the Era of Climate Change: Lessons learned in the Epicenter of Disasters" will take place Live February 20th, 2017 and is free and open to anyone in the pubic to attend.

There are two live presentations February 20. 2017

9:00 am Eastern/6:00 am Pacific
7:00 pm Eastern/4:00pm Pacific

or you can access public recordings of this talk until March 10th, 2017

New Webinar: Compassionate Self-Care For Midwives

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:00pm


Dignity Birth Campaign, a joint project between MANA and Compassionate Birth Project and sponsored by CoreAlign will be offering two webinars. The date for the first webinar has been changed, and it is now scheduled for March 27th at 1:00 PM EDT, when we will talk about compassionate self appreciation for midwives in the post-election time.

Membership Advisory Council Online Meeting

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Membership Advisory Council
Friday April 28th at 3pm EDT.
Sign in to find agenda and registration information in our MEMBERS ONLY section.

#Midwivesforall17 A campaign for midwifery for ALL families

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 12:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Families of all kinds need midwives. But not all families have access to a midwife who looks like them or comes from their community. 

Understanding How Risk Factors Impact Outcomes in the Community Setting: A Webinar For Practitioners

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Learn about how your practice can apply recent research on how risk factors impact outcomes in the community setting in a new MANA webinar.

Countdown to ICM!

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 12:00am to Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:00pm


Midwives Alliance encourages all midwives, and especially our members, to attend the 31st Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives, June 17 - 22 in Toronto, Canada. Make plans now to join your sister midwives here in North America, at what is sure to be the event of the year, hosted by our dear friends in Canada! 

International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 1:45am to Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 1:45am

MANA presenters at the International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress in Toronto, Canada: 

Director of Health Policy and Advocacy and ICM section Chair, Colleen Donovan Batson CNM, MS is presenting on Legionella 

MANA President, Marinah Valenzuela Farrell, LM, CPM is presenting on Dignity Birth Campaign,