Women's Health, Maternal/Child (OB), & Neonatal
Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials authored by nurses with knowledge in the clinical and educational settings and intended to address issues of interest in Women's Health, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal/Child Health. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses caring for women, expecting/new mothers and newborns, assisting with labor and delivery, and educating patients regarding infant care.
Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:
Best Practices; Birth Center Practices & Procedures; Care Coordination Standards & Policies; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; High Risk Labor & Delivery; High Risk Antepartum/Post-partum; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Neonatal ICU; Nursing Shortage (How it affects OBGYN); Nursing Roles in OBGYN; Pain Management; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Outcomes; Standards of Care
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(2017-04-28)Problem: Postpartum depression (PPD) occurs in about 10–15% of women after birth and adversely affects their health and the health of their newborn. Kangaroo care (KC) is known to have many health-related benefits for ...
Skin-to-skin Contact After Birth to Promote Newborns' Vital Stabilization: An Evidence-Based Project (2016-02-05)Abstract The hours immediately following birth are a crucial time for an infant to sustain life. Skin-to-skin contact (SSC) during this time provides the infant with natural thermoregulation and promotes oxygenation. ...
(2016-02-03)Abstract There are many documented benefits to breastfeeding not only for infants, but for mothers as well. The hospital where I’m employed, which had over 6,600 births last year, wanted to improve maternal/infant ...