November/December 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 6
pp: 332-397

Editorial


Second Opinion


Should Extreme Obesity in Children be Considered Child Abuse?

Beal, Judy; Decker, Jonathan W; Quelly, Susan

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):334-335, November/December 2013.

Whose fault is it when a child suffers from extreme obesity? Is anyone at fault?

Nutrition for the Family


Health Information Technology


Global Health and Nursing


Toward Evidence-Based Practice: PDF Only


Perinatal Patient Safety



Evaluating Venous Pool Technique for Blood Sampling in Neonatal ICU

Hatler, Carol; Dalton, Beverly; Day, Susan; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):345-351, November/December 2013.

The evidence shown here might make you wonder if a change is needed at your institution.

Influence of Motivation on the Efficacy of Natural Family Planning

Fehring, Richard J.; Schneider, Mary; Barron, Mary Lee; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):352-358, November/December 2013.

Natural family planning is studied by these nurses, and their findings reinforce the importance of motivation on the part of the couple.

Strategies to Increase Milk Volume in Mothers of VLBW Infants

Parker, Leslie A.; Sullivan, Sandra; Krueger, Charlene; More

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):385-390, November/December 2013.

If you care for mothers of VLBW infants, do you know how to help them to increase their milk supply for breastfeeding?

CE Connection


Call For Neonatal Nursing Specialization in Developing Countries

Premji, Shahirose S; Spence, Kaye; Kenner, Carole

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):336-342, November/December 2013.

A powerful article which proposes a method of reducing neonatal mortality.

Preventing In-Hospital Newborn Falls: A Literature Review

Matteson, Tara; Henderson-Williams, Audery; Nelson, Jessica

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):359-366, November/December 2013.

It happens far more often than you might think. What do you know about how often newborns fall, or how to prevent falls?

Maternal Depression and Infant Development: Theory and Current Evidence

Miklush, Lisa; Connelly, Cynthia D.

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):369-374, November/December 2013.

An in-depth examination of how maternal depression has been seen through the ages, and the evidence for how it affects the development of the infant.

Strategies for Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: A Literature Review

Wells, Courtenay; Ahmed, Azza; Musser, Anna

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 38(6):377-382, November/December 2013.

This literature review brings you up to date on the important topic of hyperbilirubinemia in newborns.