What is a midwife? Some people have no idea (and yet are prepared to make something up–see this funny new video). Midwives’ skills and expert knowledge are sometimes overlooked, yet midwives offer compassionate, evidence-based care that is focused on the health of women and their families.
We’ve created this short survey (10 minutes to complete) to help us better understand the practice of midwives around GA. We will use your answers to help us advocate for midwives around the state, and plan our own goals as an affiliate. You do not have to be a member of ACNM to complete this […]
Last week at the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Conference and meeting on Oct 7, 2014 in Macon, GA, Nicole Carlson presented information from her research on obesity in pregnancy. A few highlights to share from this conference, for those who were unable to attend: Obesity in pregnancy is no longer a rare condition. Over […]
Georgia Certified-Nurse Midwives (CNMs) work in diverse practice environments across our state and continually exhibit excellence in their work. The Georgia Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives is proud to share here a little of what our members do every day to make our state a healthier place for mothers and families. For this […]
Pre-eclampsia and Alzheimer’s Disease may have something in common: Researchers at the Center for Perinatal Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have identified proteins in urine of patients with pre-eclampsia that resemble dysfunction proteins identified in neuro-degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease. Researchers report that the proteins identified were noted assuming the wrong shape or […]