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Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D-NYC), chair of the Assembly Health Committee, sent the following letter to Governor Hochul’s office encouraging the Governor to sign the Midwifery Birth Center bill when it arrives on her desk in the coming weeks.  The letter offers very strong support for the quality of midwifery-led birth centers and…(Read More)

In 2012, a group of midwives and birth support persons visited NY midwives for one week; they now sent us the following message of support as we struggle with the COVID crisis here. https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__m.youtube.com_watch-3Ffeature-3Dyoutu.be-26v-3DYWxmUxUsU70&d=DwMFaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g…(Read More)

Pregnant in a Pandemic

NY midwife Trinisha Williams and the Brooklyn Birthing Center are mentioned in this New York magazine article. Pregnant in a Pandemic…(Read More)

In August of 2019, New York midwives Karen Jefferson, Betsy Arnold-Leahy, and Susanrachel Condon graduated from the Doctorate in Midwifery program at the Midwifery Institute of Jefferson University in Philadelphia. They were 3 of 8 in the inaugural cohort of midwives earning this new degree. The cohort consisted of 2 CMs, 2 CPMs, and…(Read More)

NYSALM Annual Reflection

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members of the board as well as all the other midwives and midwifery students who have volunteered their time and energy. For those of you who are new to our state organization – we welcome you!  You have joined at an exciting time filled…(Read More)

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