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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.…(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)

Findings from this statewide workforce and maternity care consumer survey demonstrate midwifery services offer high value maternity care.  “The Midwifery Model provides care that is woman- and family-centered and relies on practices proven to have positive results for women and babies.  Midwives are experts in supporting the physiologic and healthy processes of labor, childbirth…(Read More)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office has released the proposed regulations for New York State’s Paid Family Leave Act, which he signed into law last year.  The public comment period runs through April 10th. When in full effect, New York State will have the best Paid Family Leave Law in the nation.  The roll-out…(Read More)