by Ginger Breedlove, CNM, PhD, ARNP, FACNM, ACNM President
As the year ends, we often reflect on the highlights as well as the challenges we’ve faced, while looking forward to the new opportunities. In my first 6 months as President of ACNM, I quickly learned that I had not fully realized the extent of my role until the day I took office, when questions, requests, and travel obligations began to emerge in rapid-fire succession. I’m not sure anyone can fully prepare for this whirlwind pace....
Posted 12/20/2013 12:39:36 PM | Comment
By Jenifer Fahey, CNM, MSN, MPH, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
As I reviewed the final draft of the article I had prepared for the upcoming postpartum special issue of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, it became clear that while I had briefly touched on the psychosocial needs of women following the birth of a child, I had focused almost exclusively on physical recovery. I sat at my computer, contemplating my final edits prior to submission, and rea...
Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 12/11/2013 5:39:50 PM | Comments