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National Midwifery Week is September 30 – October 6, 2018

National Midwifery Week was created by ACNM to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. It’s time to display your pride in the hallmarks of midwifery that you deliver every day; this week is for you and about you.

Soon we will be creating theme-related materials for you to use and share during this week. which will help in our collective efforts to spread the word. We believe everyone has the right to know how about #MidwivesMakeaDifference for women and families!

Whether you’re willing to throw yourself into hosting a full-scale midwifery-themed event in your community or only have time to share our stories on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, every action from every individual builds our celebration and helps to raise awareness about the important role midwives play for women and families.

Stay tuned!

View a sampling of how ACNM members celebrated National Midwifery Week 2017.

Get Involved

One of the simplest ways to participate in National Midwifery Week is to encourage clients, friends, and family to take part in our action plan. Our National Midwifery Week Planning Kit will be geared towards supporting you in creating a new understanding of midwife-led care.

National Midwifery Week Planning Kit Coming Soon!

This digital resource will provide the basic tools necessary to plan, stage, and publicize your affiliate’s and practice’s events for the week. Don't forget to use the official hashtag #MidwivesMakingStrides whenever you post or repost on social media for your chance to be featured on ACNM’s social media channels!

The number of ways to celebrate National Midwifery Week 2018 are limited only by your imagination and your colleagues’. So let it run wild and share what you do with us. Meanwhile, have a great week. Midwives, you’re AMAZING!”

Save the Date: Future National Midwifery Weeks

National Midwifery Week is held Sunday to Saturday, during the first full week of October.

September 29 – October 5, 2019

September 27 – October 3, 2020


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