New Medscape article on what is needed in the US to make out-of-hospital birth safer.
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Issue #32, May 25, 2016

New Resource For Increasing Home Birth Safety

An OB, CNM, CPM and epidemiologist came together at Medscape to share what is needed in the US to make out-of-hospital birth safer. Please consider sharing this resource, co-authored by Division of Research Chair Melissa Cheyney, PhD, LM, CPM, with policy makers and on social media. Learn more here.

The 2016 FAM Grant Ballot Now Available!

 If you are a FAM Birth Trustee please check your email (and your SPAM) for voting instructions. The 2016 grant applications have been added to the docket and are ready for your vote. The ballot will be open from May 18 - June 2. We hope you'll take this opportunity to support MANA's projects, as well as others you think can best impact access to midwifery care. Learn more about how to become a FAM Birth Trustee here.

MANA: Bringing Together Our Community at ACNM

MANA representatives including President Marinah Farrell and Director of Health Advocacy and Policy Colleen Donovan-Batson were at the American College of Nurse-Midwives Annual Meeting and Exhibition this week, continuing to deepen the connections between ALL midwifery credentials. Pictured above: MANA President Marinah Farrell and ACNM President Ginger Breedlove; Pictured below: ACOG immediate past president John C. Jennings, MANA President Marinah Farrell, and ACOG president-elect Thomas Gellhaus.

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Save the dates:

Sep 23: #MANA16 Exhibitor application deadline

Oct 13 - 16:  #MANA16, Atlanta, GA
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