May 21, 2020
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Rising to the Occasion - MANA's First Online Conference!

The MANA Board is excited to announce MANA’s first ever online conference! Rise - MANA2020 will be held October 27-28, 2020.  Prioritizing the responses of midwives to the “MANA is Listening” survey in 2019 while adapting to the challenges brought by 2020, the board is optimizing resources for digital scholarship and CEUs. At the same time, and for the same reasons, the board’s commitment to connecting to members and engaging with all midwives remains steadfast. Look for opportunities over the coming weeks and months to be a part of the MANA online community during MANA2020!

On October 27-28, the live MANA2020 event will give midwives and students opportunities to... 

Learn more about Rise - MANA2020, MANA's Regional Conference 2021, and how to participate in MANA's future event planning here.

Out-of-Hospital Midwives on the RISE!

"Could Covid19 in North America mark the beginning of a NEW DAY in the History of Midwifery?"

Just a few years ago in the nation's capital, the closing of the South East DC hospital caused major upset in the black community. This hospital served hundreds of pregnant women and their families. They would need alternative birth options. Many of these families could not get into certain hospitals for care because many of the Physicians who practiced at these hospitals did not take Medicaid. If You had Medicaid and went there, Your insurance was not accepted, services denied, referral elsewhere, and so on... read full blog post.

Midwifery Community Face Mask Supplier & MANA Membership Discount!

The midwifery community includes our valued suppliers who work to bring us what we need.  Two of them - Radiant Belly and In His Hands - are MANA supporters and are generously giving MANA members a boost by offering a 10% discount to MANA members who order their recently acquired masks.  

Use code MANA-MASKS10 for either supplier. Offer ends June 1, 2020, unless otherwise noted. (This is an extension of the original offer!)

A reminder that a 50% off MANA Membership Discount is also in effect until June 15th, 2020. To bring the cost for practicing midwives down to $75/year, use the code MANA4Midwives to renew or sign up for a new membership. If you are renewing an existing membership, please log into and access your Member Dashboard. 

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