West Virginia State Affiliate

Welcome to West Virginia ACNM Affiliate Webpage


This is the official website for members of the West Virginia Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives!

 

 

We have definitely grown in number through the years! According to the 1870 census, there were 11 practicing midwives. With the addition of "granny midwives" into the midwifery category in the 1920's, midwives attended more than 8% of West Virginia's births. There are now more than 60 midwives in WV and counting!!


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Announcements, Deadlines, News, and Resources for Midwives
Wed, 14 Sep 2016
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) applaud the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health for its approval of the “Improving Access to Maternity Care Act of 2015.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) today announced that Frank Purcell will become its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective October 17, 2016. Purcell joins ACNM from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) where he most recently served as the Senior Director of Federal Government Affairs.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016
A new article in the Huffington Post emphasizes easing restrictions on midwives to ease a sharply rising ob-gyn shortage across the United States.


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