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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

September 1 - Advertising and editorial submission deadline for the Fall 2014 issue of Quickening.
December 1 - Advertising and editorial submission deadline for the Winter 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.

In the Summer 2014 issue:

- ACNM 59th Annual Meeting recap including award winners
- All about ACME
- ACNM Vaccination Project
- Benchmarking Results
- The Lancet Series on Midwifery
- The State of the World's Midwifery 2014 Report
- Strategic Planning for Affiliates
- In Memoriam: Doris Haire
- Finding your Special Interest at ACNM

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 quick@acnm.o[email protected].


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