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About Quickening

Quickening is a members-only quarterly publication that provides midwifery news, research, and information to members of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). If you would like to write for or contribute content to Quickening, please review our editorial guidelines before submitting your piece to [email protected].

Closing Dates for upcoming issues

June 1 - Advertising and editorial submission deadline for the Summer 2015 issue of Quickening.

September 1 - Advertising and editorial submission deadline for the Fall 2015 issue of Quickening.

Quickening Online

Click here to access Quickening digitally via your computer, tablet, or smart phone. You must be logged in to access Quickening.

Summer Quickening is here! In this issue, which is packed with post-Annual-Meeting news and updates:

  • Award winners including the Kitty, Hattie, and Dorothea
  • Recap of College business from the Annual Meeting business meetings
  • Lobby Day -- #MidwivesAdvocate! 
  • Diversification & inclusion at the Annual Meeting
  • ACNM Benchmarking Project: another record year!
  • More of your affiliate Hometown Heroes
  • A closer look at the plan that will guide our actions for the next 5 years
  • National Midwifery Week is approaching!
  • Updates on tobacco use and drug labelling changes
  • A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc. highlights

Our online Quickening archive dates back to 2005. If you are looking for an article or issue from before 2005, please contact ACNM Writer & Editor Barbra Elenbaas at [email protected] with the issue date and article title.

Quickening in Print

As an ACNM member, you will automatically receive a copy of our membership magazine in the mail every quarter. If you would like to save trees and receive ONLY the digital issue, please drop us a line at [email protected].


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