July/August 2012 - Volume 37 - Issue 4
pp: 215-280

Guest Editorial


MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 37(4):215, July/August 2012.

There is much progress to celebrate in women's health, but many women still suffer from the effects of gender discrimination and inequality.

Second Opinion

Nutrition for The Family

Health Information Technology

Global Health and Nursing

Toward Evidence-Based Practice: PDF Only

Perinatal Patient Safety

The Life-Changing Impact of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: An Analysis of Online Postings

Hess, Rosanna Formanek; Weinland, Jo Ann D.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 37(4):241-246, July/August 2012.

Online support group members exchange information and offer support and advice on peripartum cardiomyopathy, a life-threatening, life-changing condition.

Racial Differences in the Health of Childbearing-Aged Women

Arbour, Megan W.; Corwin, Elizabeth J.; Salsberry, Pamela J.; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 37(4):262-268, July/August 2012.

Dismayed by high rates of preterm birth in the United States, this secondary analysis of NHANES data explores the preconceptional health status of White, African American, and Mexican American women and provides concise clinical implications for practitioners.

CE Connection

Identification of Mothers at Risk for Postpartum Depression by Hospital-Based Perinatal Nurses

Logsdon, M. Cynthia; Tomasulo, Roselyn; Eckert, Diane; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 37(4):218-225, July/August 2012.

This paper provides guidelines and suggests best practices for hospital-based perinatal nurses related to identifying postpartum depression.