ACNM Minnesota Annual Conference

We are pleased to announce the sixth annual MN Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives conference!

Get tickets here!

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
The Waterford Ballroom, Minneapolis Marriott West
Minneapolis, MN
8:00am to 5:00pm
7:00am Registration and Check-In
5:00pm-6:00pm Birth Community Cocktail Hour

About the Conference:

This is an interprofessional conference for all stakeholders in maternity care with a focus on innovative, evidence-based practice to improve outcomes for women, newborns, and families.

Topics will include:
+ Current State of US Maternity Care

+ Pelvic Floor Health

+ Quantitative Blood Loss

+ National AIM Project

Numerous Break-Out Sessions to Include:

+ Immediate postpartum LARC use

+ Chorioamnionitis: the Latest Evidence

+ Breastfeeding and Cultural Considerations

+ Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

+ DNP QI Projects Supporting Physiologic Birth

+ Breaking Down Racial Disparities at the Bedside

Featuring speakers from multiple disciplines including: nursing, midwifery, physical therapy, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, IBCLC, and doula care. 

+$20 for same day registration
For more info about a scholarship opportunity for a student, resident, doula, or retired midwife, click here.

NEW this year! Call for Poster Presentations. Original Research/QI Projects. Enjoy $50 saving on registration. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ginger Breedlove, CNM, Ph.D., FACNM

Dr. Breedlove established the University of Kansas, graduate Nurse-Midwifery education program, serving as the program director for 9 years and as Professor at Shenandoah University in the Nurse Midwifery program 6 years. She has been in clinical practice since 1980. Dr. Breedlove co-founded the first free-standing birth center in Topeka, Kansas in 1978, and the first Nurse-Midwifery practice in Greater Kansas City in 1994. She has served on numerous national committees of the ACNM, including President from 2013-2016. Dr. Breedlove serves on the March of Dimes Foundation National Nurse Advisory Council; has written over 25 publications, numerous book chapters, and co-authored the Irving B Harris Inaugural Book award,The community based doula: Supporting families before, during and after birth. Dr. Ginger Breedlove currently works as the SVP of Clinical Operations for Baby + Co. And, in her spare time, serves as President of the newly formed March for Moms Association.