Recent News

Rising to the Occasion - MANA's First Online Conference


MANA Board of Directors Update - Spring 2020

The MANA board has experienced some big changes and growth that we'd like to share with our community. We are very sorry to have seen several well known and beloved members resign in 2020, including Vicki Hedley, David Carter-Plake, and Claudia Breglia. Their dedication to MANA and the countless hours of volunteer work contributed is truly appreciated. They will be missed and we wish them all the very best in their individual endeavors. 

#MANA19 - Support Sustainable Midwifery Practices

Showcase your products or services to a valuable targeted audience at the 2019 Midwives Alliance of North America Conference. This year we have lowered the fees for your SUSTAINABILITY! We expect between 250-350 conference attendees comprised of midwives, midwifery students, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, childbirth educators, doulas, parents, childbirth advocates, and birth center administrators.

Call for Proposals 2019

Have you been working on research or a project that you’d like to share with the midwifery community? Are you an expert in your field and have a presentation pertaining to the midwifery profession that will interest and educate midwives on an important topic? If so, the MANA Program Committee invites your abstract proposals. Learn more and submit an abstract here.

Nominations Open for 2020 Board Elections

Nominations are being accepted for the following positions on the MANA Board. 

All nominees must be current voting members. Click here to read full job description for each open position on the MANA Board page.

Director of Public Affairs
Director of Professional Development

President (must have previous MANA Board experience)

Make your nomination online HERE

June MAC Meeting Postponed

We regret to announce that today's Membership Advisory Council meeting must be rescheduled. Please watch your inboxes for an email with the new date and time. Members may also check the "Members Only Events & Specials" section of the website for the updated call-in information.

Board Election Results: Congratulations and Welcome!

The MANA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Sarita Bennett, DO, CPM was re-elected to the position of Vice President, and Nadia D. English-Williams, ND was elected to the position of Treasurer. Congratulations and welcome!

Our Secretary Judith Levinrad-Norman has had to resign due to family needs. We thank her for all of her good work and wish her well in her current situation and in the future. Nadia has graciously agreed to be appointed to the secretary position until her term begins at the spring board meeting in May.

Submit a Poster to MANA 2018

Invitation to Submit
MANA is accepting submissions for poster presentations for the MANA 2018 Conference. The annual poster session at the MANA conference is hosted by the MANA Division of Research. For your poster to be considered, please complete the application form by July 30, 2018. You will be notified by August 30, 2018 if your poster was accepted. Learn more and apply here.

How to Build Understanding and Empathy with Millennial Families: A webinar with Jeanette McCulloch and Amber McCann

MANA members and #MANACAM17 attendees are invited to view this webinar which was recorded on January 25, 2018.

2018 Focus: Comprehensive Reproductive Health

Following the 2017 MANA/CAM conference, the MANA Board of Directors committed to having meaningful conversation within the midwifery community on a variety of topics that impact our profession.

In 2018, one of MANA’s areas of focus will be the role of midwifery in comprehensive reproductive health. Throughout the year, watch for position papers, educational offerings, and community discussions.