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Professional Organizations

Amer­i­can Col­lege of Nurse Mid­wives — ACSM is the pro­fes­sion­al asso­ci­a­tion for cer­ti­fied nurse-mid­wives and cer­ti­fied mid­wives prac­tic­ing in the U.S. that pro­vides research, con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion, and clin­i­cal prac­tice stan­dards. They also pro­vide depend­able patient infor­ma­tion on a num­ber of top­ics.

Amer­i­can Con­gress of Obste­tri­cians and Gyne­col­o­gists — ACOG (for­mer­ly Amer­i­can Col­lege of Obste­tri­cians and Gyne­col­o­gists) is the pro­fes­sion­al orga­ni­za­tion for med­ical doc­tors in the Ob/Gyn field. Along with pro­fes­sion­al mat­ters, they are a depend­able source of patient infor­ma­tion.

Amer­i­can Dance Ther­a­py Asso­ci­a­tion — Found­ed in 1966, the ADTA works to estab­lish and main­tain high stan­dards of pro­fes­sion­al edu­ca­tion and com­pe­tence in the field of dance/movement ther­a­py.

Amer­i­can Col­lege of Sports Med­i­cine - ACSM advances and inte­grates sci­en­tif­ic research to pro­vide edu­ca­tion­al and prac­ti­cal appli­ca­tions of exer­cise sci­ence and sports med­i­cine.

Amer­i­can Coun­cil on Exer­cise — ACE pro­motes active lifestyles by set­ting cer­ti­fi­ca­tion and edu­ca­tion stan­dards for fit­ness instruc­tors. Site includes a health club find­er and exer­cise tips and infor­ma­tion.

DONA Inter­na­tion­al (Doulas of North Amer­i­ca) — serves moth­ers and fam­i­lies by pro­vid­ing access to and research about doulas, child­birth and the post­par­tum expe­ri­ence. DONA also pro­vides doula edu­ca­tion and pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment.

Inter­na­tion­al Asso­ci­a­tion for Dance Med­i­cine and Sci­ence - IADMS serves as a forum for the med­ical and dance com­mu­ni­ties regard­ing effi­cient train­ing for dance, cor­rect phys­i­cal con­di­tion­ing to pre­vent ill­ness and injury result­ing from dance activ­i­ty, prop­er nutri­tion for the dancer, and appro­pri­ate treat­ment and reha­bil­i­ta­tion for dance relat­ed injuries.

Nation­al Strength and Con­di­tion­ing Asso­ci­a­tion - NSCA is the world’s lead­ing author­i­ty on strength and con­di­tion­ing. The orga­ni­za­tion pro­vides reli­able, research-based, strength and con­di­tion­ing infor­ma­tion to mem­bers and the gen­er­al pub­lic.

PTPN — Physiquality/PTPN is America’s largest asso­ci­a­tion of phys­i­cal and reha­bil­i­ta­tion ther­a­pists, ded­i­cat­ed to deliv­er­ing the best val­ue and high­est lev­el of ser­vice. Danc­ing Thru Preg­nan­cy is a Pre­ferred Ven­dor for Physiquality/PTPN providers seek­ing edu­ca­tion for pre/postnatal PT pro­gram­ming.