The New Online System UpdateNARM is pleased to report that Certemy, the new online program to process applications is going well! There are still some bugs to be worked out, but the tech people are working hard to resolve them! Currently, a few PEP applications are being beta tested, and we hope that we will be able to offer Certemy to all PEP applicants by the end of this year! As of March 15, 2021, the NARM Applications department has processed:
- 131 Recertifications
- 120 Preceptor Renewals
- 12 New Preceptor Applications
Meet New Board Member, Adrian Feldhusen!
Adrian is a Certified Professional Midwife and New Hampshire Certified Midwife who lives in Southern New Hampshire with her husband, three children, and her grandbaby. Adrian has been involved with birthing families since 1992 as a midwife, doula, childbirth educator, and breastfeeding counselor.
She is the founder and owner of The Birth Cottage of Milford and Salem, two free standing birth centers serving a wide geographical area in both NH and MA. During her studies for a BS in Community and Human Services with a Concentration in Maternal and Perinatal Health through the State University of New York, her work was featured in a variety of publications.
Adrian was Chair of the NH Midwifery Council, the state’s licensing and regulatory board, for almost 10 years. She has been instrumental in crafting and lobbying for legislation regarding mandated insurance reimbursement for midwifery care in NH to assure access across all socioeconomic and demographic groups. It is her life goal to make midwifery and birth center care available to all families.
Adrian also served on the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) as a board member for six years and is currently a board member of the AABC Foundation, raising funds to expand birth center development nationwide. In her spare time, she actively works as a firefighter, a ski patroller, and as an instructor for EMS. Knitting and maple syrup making are her favorite pastimes.
eBlast emailed March 31, 2021