ACNM-PA Holds the First Annual Midwifery Forward Conference
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation provided support for Midwifery Forward 2019, the first annual meeting for the Pennsylvania Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM-PA), held March 23 at Wilson College in Chambersburg.
The event was for midwives, midwifery students, and other healthcare professionals working in women's health to discuss best practices, challenges, and initiatives affecting the midwifery profession.
Given the comparatively high and continuously rising maternal mortality and morbidity rates in the United States, many communities across the country are strengthening the integration of midwifery in maternity care.
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation, through the Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal), is identifying the root causes of maternal mortality and best practices to support and care for mothers and families through the entirety of their care.
Read more about the conference on the WHAMglobal website: whamglobal.org.