International Day of the Midwife
International Day of the Midwife (IDM) is celebrated on May 5th. This year’s theme is “Midwives: Changing the World One Family at a Time” accompanied by the overarching theme “The World Needs Midwives Now More Than Ever.” A global twitter chat will be co-hosted by organizations and midwives associations on May 5 starting at 2pm CET to garner support for midwives’ work for women and children. To join the conversation follow #IDM2014 and #midwives. To learn more about IDM click here. Learn about Every Woman Every Child commitments focused on training and funding for midwives.