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March/April 2016 - Volume 41 - Issue 2
pp: 75-132,E5-E8

Editorial


Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing


Hot Topics in Pediatric Nursing


Interactive Screen Media Use by Young Children

Beal, Judy A.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):124, March/April 2016.

How much screen time is too much? What should nurses tell parents when they ask about their children...

Breastfeeding


Informal Milk Sharing

Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):125, March/April 2016.

When the new mother is unable to breastfeed or provide milk for her own child, human milk must be ac...

Health Information Technology


The Electronic Health Record and Nursing Practice

McCartney, Patricia Robin

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):126, March/April 2016.

The electronic health record has an impact on all aspects of nursing practice. Our HIT nursing exper...

Global Health and Nursing


Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going in Global Health for Women and Children?

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):127, March/April 2016.

There have been great improvements in the health of women and children around the world in the first...

Toward Evidence-Based Practice: PDF Only


Toward Evidence-Based Practice

Lewis, Judith; Krowchuk, Heidi; Woodgate, Roberta

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):128-130, March/April 2016.

Experts suggest how 6 research articles can be used in nursing practice.

Perinatal Patient Safety



Promoting Teen Mothers' Mental Health

Freed, Patricia; SmithBattle, Lee

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):84-89, March/April 2016.

Teen mothers may have experienced adverse childhood experiences that were distressing and traumatic....

Breastfeeding Barriers and Support in a Rural Setting

Goodman, Laurel R.; Majee, Wilson; Olsberg, Joshua E.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):98-103, March/April 2016.

A community assessment in a rural area of Missouri was conducted to identify challenges to successfu...

Sleep, Depression, and Fatigue in Late Postpartum

Thomas, Karen A.; Spieker, Susan

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):104-109, March/April 2016.

Sleep problems and fatigue are common issues among mothers of new babies. This study explores the re...

Trying to Live With Pumping: Expressing Milk for Preterm or Small for Gestational Age Infants

Ikonen, Riikka; Paavilainen, Eija; Kaunonen, Marja

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):110-115, March/April 2016.

Concern about infant feeding is a common problem reported by mothers of preterm babies admitted to n...

Postpartum Care for Women with Gestational Diabetes

Ortiz, Felina Mychelle; Jimenez, Elizabeth Yakes; Boursaw, Blake; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):116-122, March/April 2016.

Gestational diabetes mellitus is one of the most common pregnancy complications in the United States...

CE Connection


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Birth: A Metaphor Analysis

Beck, Cheryl Tatano

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):76-83, March/April 2016.

Nine percent of mothers screened positive for meeting the diagnostic criteria for Posttraumatic Stre...

Perinatal Practices & Traditions Among Asian Indian Women

Goyal, Deepika

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 41(2):90-97, March/April 2016.

Asian Indian women living in the United States have many cultural practices and traditions related t...