Getting Started Guide

 Welcome to ACNM Connect, a platform for our members to network, share thoughts and ideas centered on the Midwifery profession!

A PDF Version is available for download: ACNM_Connect_Getting_Started.pdf

Update Your Profile

After you've logged on to ACNM Connect, click on the arrow next to your profile picture or silhouette icon (located in the menu at the top right corner of your screen). A drop-down menu will appear, click on PROFILE to load your profile dashboard.

Your profile settings dashboard will load. Here, you can enter or update your demographic information, such as your discussion signature (located under the MY ACCOUNT tab).

To upload a picture, click on the ACTIONS tab below the profile picture or silhouette icon, then click CHANGE PICTURE and you will be re-routed to your AMS profile. Once your AMS profile loads, click ADD IMAGE, then click BROWSE (scroll right to see ‘Browse’ option), select your desired image and then click UPLOAD IMAGE. Once completed, you may exit from your AMS profile and return to ACNM Connect.

NOTE: Please allow at least 30 mins for system to reflect changes.


Notification Preferences

You may choose the frequency of your messages or notifications by clicking on MY
ACCOUNT > COMMUNITY NOTIFICATIONS then select how often you would like to receive emails. Your options are: Daily Digest, Real Time or No Email.

Join a Community

On the home toolbar, click on COMMUNITIES and then select ALL COMMUNITIES from the drop-down menu. As you browse, click JOIN to become a part of Communities that are available to you. All ACNM members are automatically signed up for the Town Hall Community.

Post a New Discussion

To post a new discussion in a community you have joined, click on the name of the community, then click ADD (located to the right of “Latest Discussion Posts”). Enter the information and click SEND at the bottom of the page.

Reply to a Discussion

To reply to a discussion post, first click the desired discussion and click REPLY TO DISCUSSION within that conversation.

Attach a Document to Your Post

Whether you are posting a new discussion or replying to an existing discussion post, you have the option to add attachments. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page near your signature and click ATTACH. Once your file has been uploaded, click SEND.


Find A Member

Want to search for a fellow midwife? Locate the Membership Directory (third tab on the home toolbar), enter your search criteria and click FIND MEMBERS. The Advanced Search provides more options.


Connecting with Members

To connect and email an individual directly, click on SEND MESSAGE. If you want to manage your contact list, you also have the option to REMOVE CONTACT. You can always search them again later and add them using the same steps.



We hope this brief Getting Started Guide helps and encourages you to begin connecting with other midwives on ACNM Connect. Please reach out to us with any questions: