Alicia Huntley, CNM, has roots that include practicing as a homebirth and birth-center midwife prior to earning her CNM and MSN degrees. She currently works out of a small community-based hospital as a midwife in practice in Florence, Oregon, and teaches in a MEAC-accredited program for DEMs. She has a background in high-risk obstetrics, childbirth education, library science, and health insurance claims.
I elected to spend some of my 1998 conference budget to attend the American College of Nurse Midwives’ (ACNM) annual meeting in San Francisco. One of the reasons I chose this particular conference is that I have become increasingly concerned about the divisions emerging among midwives in the United States. Read more…. Build Bridges, Not Walls