Recent News

#Midwivesforall17: A campaign for midwifery for ALL families

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

Home Birth Research Featured at MomsRising.org

Consumers now have a new resource to help them learn about recent research on risk factors and community (home and birth center) birth. Jeanette McCulloch interviewed Missy Cheyney, PhD, CPM, in this recent blog post at MomsRising.org. 

Please consider sharing the post HERE and leaving a comment thanking MomsRising.org for sharing information about community birth!

More Resources on Relative Risk in the Community Birth Setting

Looking for resources regarding the relative risk in the community birth setting paper? MANA has made available a policy paper here. Also, you can find a press release, developed by Oregon State University, here.

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

Save the Date!

Secure Your Exhibit Table Today - Book Now!

Exhibit tables at #MANACAM17 are assigned in the order that applications are received, and vendors have already started to complete our easy-to-use online form!

Showcase your brand to the hundreds of midwives, student midwives, doulas, and birth workers at #MANACAM17. Learn more on the website here.

MANA President Vicki Hedley to Speak at Association of Texas Midwives Conference

MANA President Vicki Hedley, CPM, CM will speak at the Association of Texas Midwives Conference on Tuesday, May 2nd at 2:00pm. The annual conference is being held at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX. Vicki will present an update on MANA. More information about the conference can be found here.

News From the DOR

Evidence-Informed Practice Webinar Now Available – Get Your CEUs!

Congrats South Dakota!

Last week, the South Dakota House of Representatives passed legislation designed to create a licensure board for Certified Professional Midwives. The bill comes after 25 years of efforts on the part of South Dakota home birth advocates, including South Dakota Birth Matters.

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Long Beach

Long Beach is the home of this year’s MANA CAM 2017 Annual Midwives Conference (MANA’s 35th annual conference!) Mark your calendars now for Nov 2 - 5 and check out all that this "beach with benefits" has to offer. Enjoy easy access, amazing food, a culturally diverse community, proximity to nearby museums and amusement parts, and of course, the beach! Learn more in our blog post here.

New Webinar: Compassionate Self-Care For Midwives

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 webinar has been changed to March 27th at 1:00 PM EDT, when we will talk about compassionate self appreciation for midwives in the post-election time.

The second is April 7th, the World Health Day, which is a webinar to review the findings of the WHO report on Midwives Voices, Midwives Realities, the largest global survey of midwives.