California Nurse-Midwives Association

This canít wait till next week or next month. Or for someone else to do itÖ. sometime. We need to make in-district legislative visits within the next week! The senate reconvenes August 1st and we need to have seen as many California state legislators as possible between now and then.


  Right now!


  1. Email if you want to make an in-district visit. (You know you want to!)

  2. You will be notified if there is already a group going in your district of if you need to make an appointment. When making appointments, state there are some important amendments to the bill you would like to discuss.

  3. Find a pal to go with you, any constituent, midwife or not, client/patient or not. Have your students go with you! CNMA can give you a list of other midwives in your district.

  4. Talking points here.

  5. Resources here.

  6. Refer legislators to

It's easier than you think to help. Let's get this bill out of the legislature and on to the Governor's desk!


CNMA Health Policy Committee

We are always at the ready to help

CNMA Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

UCSF Mission Bay Hospital

Agenda to include the following presentations and more!

Being a Leader in Implementing CMQCC Recommendations: by Holy Smith, CNM and Leslie Cragin, CNM
Micro biome: by Cynthia Belew, CNM
CNMA Annual meeting is set for October 1st at UCSF Mission Bay Hospital in the Oberndorf Auditorium.

The following day, the local chapter will host their yearly fundraiser called Miles for Midwives. Register for the Annual Meeting and receive a discount code for M4M in your confirmation email.

Both of these venues are easily accessible by public transport.

There are also many other events in the greater Bay Area over that weekend so come and enjoy the Bay Area along with CNMs from across the State!

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