Giving Birth to Midwives -­­ A Newsletter of the Association of Midwifery Educators

Giving Birth to Midwives has been a newsletter of the Association of Midwifery Educators, devoted to providing the most current information and issues in midwifery education, reviewing educational resources, introducing midwifery schools and reviewing the standards for MEAC accreditation.  As of 2015, Giving Birth to Midwives has transitioned to our blog to provide more up-to-the-minute and timely information to midwifery educators.  Below is a listing of our prior newsletters with links to the full articles.  URLs referenced in the original articles may not be up-to-date.

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #11, Oct 2014 – “Direct Assessment”IMG_9303

For Further Reading on Direct Assessment
For interested readers, the following websites provide more information on direct assessment (all links working as of October 2014):

 

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #10, August 2013

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #9, May 2013

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #8, February 2013

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #7, October 2012IMG_9290-2

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #6, June 2012

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #5, March 2012

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #4, October 2011

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #2, June 2011

Giving Birth to Midwives, Issue #1, Nov 2010 ( view )

  • Collaborate on our Website
  • Our November 2010 Meeting

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 4 (1) ( download PDF )

  • The Student Admission Process
  • A Short Guide to the Academic Transcript
  • Standard 5: Fiscal and Administrative Capacity
  • Building an Effective Board of Directors

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 3 (2) ( download PDF )preceptor 12

  • Midwifery Education in a Multi­cultural Environment
  • The Association of Midwifery Educators
  • Helping Midwifery Students with Research
  • In the Literature
  • Standard Four – The Basic Necessities
  • A BOLD Achievement

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 2 (2) ( download PDF )

  • Clinical Training for Midwives: A survey of midwifery program administrators
  • The Syllabus: The First Step Towards Student Success
  • Uniting Midwives for the Mothers
  • Socrates the Intellectual Midwife
  • The Evolving Role of Seattle Midwifery School’s Faculty

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 2 (1) ( download PDF )

  • Issues for Midwifery Faculty: A Survey
  • Good Teachers
  • The Evolving Role of Seattle Midwifery School’s Faculty
  • MEAC Standard #3: Faculty, NARM Requirements for MEAC Students
  • Connecting for Quality Teaching, MEAC Celebrates a Giant Step
  • Sistah Care
  • Sierra Leone Midwives Delegation

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 1 (3) ( download PDF )home 3

  • Developing a Midwifery Curriculum
  • Virtual Midwifery Practice at Miami Dade College
  • MEAC Standard 2: Curriculum
  • A Noble Cause – Midwives Delegation to Sierra Leone, West Africa
  • A Letter from Karen, A Seattle Midwife in Indonesia
  • Tools for Talking when the Stakes are High

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 1 (2) ( download PDF )

  • The Changing Midwifery Student
  • How to be a Successful Preceptor
  • A Co-­Founder’s Story of National Midwifery Institute
  • Tools for Accreditation, Midwifery Education: International Connections
  • Stories from Afghanistan Bring Perspective, My Vision of Midwifery (Lisa Tildon)

Giving Birth to Midwives, Vol 1 (1) ( download PDF )

  • Outreach to Educators Project
  • Voices of Our Alumni
  • A Ten Year Plan
  • Florida School of Traditional Midwifery’s Birth Center of Gainesville is Honored with the Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Grant
  • Proposal to Start a Case ­Study Bank