July/August 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 4
pp: 197-259

Editorial


Second Opinion


Should Parents Be Present During Their Child's Resuscitation?

Beal, Judy; Vecchio-Gilbert, Linda Del; Berube, Charlene C.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):198-199, July/August 2013.

Perhaps all the hustle and bustle in a resuscitation could be misconstrued by the parents; but maybe it could show them that everything possible is being done?

Nutrition for The Family


Health Information Technology


Global Health and Nursing


Toward Evidence-Based Practice: PDF Only


Perinatal Patient Safety



“Try Not to Judge”: Mothers of Substance Exposed Infants

Cleveland, Lisa M.; Gill, Sara L.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):200-205, July/August 2013.

These findings support the importance of a quality nurse-mother relationship as part of a therapeutic environment in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Maternal Depression and Rapid Subsequent Pregnancy Among First Time Mothers

Patchen, Loral; Lanzi, Robin Gaines

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):215-220, July/August 2013.

Is there a relationship between maternal depression and a short interpregnancy interval?

Defining Hazards of Supplemental Oxygen Therapy in Neonatology Using the FMEA Tool

Eijk, Anne Catherine van der; Rook, Denise; Dankelman, Jenny; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):221-228, July/August 2013.

All who work with preterm infants in an NICU will be interested in this article about supplementary oxygen.

African American Women's Views of Factors Impacting Preterm Birth

Giurgescu, Carmen; Banks, Amelia; Dancy, Barbara L.; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):229-234, July/August 2013.

What factors do African American women perceive as increasing risk of preterm birth?

Barriers to Breastfeeding in the WIC Population

Hedberg, Inga C

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):244-249, July/August 2013.

This review highlights complex reasons behind low breastfeeding rates among women enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program.

CE Connection


Chorioamnionitis: Prevention and Management

Hastings-Tolsma, Marie; Bernard, Rachel; Brody, Mollie Gilbert; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):206-212, July/August 2013.

Perinatal nursing practices may influence a laboring woman's risk of developing chorioamnionitis.

Reducing the Stigmatization of Teen Mothers

SmithBattle, Lee I.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(4):235-241, July/August 2013.

Nurses are urged to advocate for services and policies that reduce the stigmatization and marginalization of teen mothers.