September/October 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 5
pp: 265-326


Second Opinion

Nutrition for the Family

Health Information Technology

Global Health and Nursing

Toward Evidence-Based Practice: PDF Only

Perinatal Patient Safety

Planned Home Birth

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 38(5):326, September/October 2013.

The shadow world of births at home has had a spotlight shined upon it by recent celebrities discussing its value. What should you say if women ask your opinion of home birth?

Breastfeeding Concerns and Experiences of African American Mothers

Cottrell, Barbara H.; Detman, Linda A.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 38(5):297-304, September/October 2013.

As we attempt to increase the numbers of women who breastfeed initially and then continue to do so, these nurses give us the particulars on why some women do, and why they don't.

A New Context for Service: Healthcare for the 21st Century

Porter-O'Grady, Tim

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 38(5):313-318, September/October 2013.

In so many ways, the digital revolution has changed the way we practice our profession. Dr. Porter-O'Grady, one of the preeminent futurists in nursing, asks you to consider how you fit into this new “post digital” world of health care. MCN is thrilled to add Dr. Porter-O'Grady to our list of luminaries who publish in MCN.

CE Connection

Maternal Attitudes and Knowledge about Newborn Screening

Newcomb, Patricia; True, Barbara; Walsh, Judith; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing . 38(5):289-294, September/October 2013.

Newborn screening may be routine for us, but do the mothers of newborns really understand why we take the baby's blood, and what is done with it?