March/April 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 2 : MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing

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March/April 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 2
pp: 65-124,E5-E8

Editorial


Breastfeeding Challenges

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):65, March/April 2019.

Most women intend to breastfeed; however, many women experience various challenges in reaching their...

Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing


Twins: The Importance of Chorionicity in Planning Care and Timing of Birth

Killion, Molly M.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):115, March/April 2019.

Chorionicity is an important aspect of planning care and timing of birth for women pregnant with twi...

Hot Topics in Pediatric Nursing


Acute Flaccid Myelitis: A Rare but Devastating Illness

Beal, Judy A.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):116, March/April 2019.

Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare but devastating illness that predominantly effects children. In Jan...

Breastfeeding


A Call to Action: The Needs of Breastfeeding Mothers on College and University Campuses

Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):117, March/April 2019.

Colleges and university campuses present a unique environment to meet the needs of breastfeeding wom...

Global Health and Nursing


Overcoming Illiteracy in Women and Girls

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):118, March/April 2019.

Literacy is directly linked to health outcomes. Our global health and nursing expert, Dr. Callister,...

Toward Evidence Based Practice


Toward Evidence-Based Practice

Rohan, Annie; Krowchuk, Heidi V.; Roth, Cheryl K.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):120-122, March/April 2019.

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

Perinatal Patient Safety


Immediate vs. Delayed Pushing

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):124, March/April 2019.

When a woman in labor reaches 10 cm cervical dilation, she can either begin pushing immediately or w...


Implications of Ankyloglossia on Breastfeeding

Hill, Rebecca

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):73-79, March/April 2019.

Ankyloglossia, also known as tongue tie, is a relatively common congenital anomaly with an overall p...

Breastfeeding Guidance for Orthodox Jewish Families When Newborns Require Special Care and Continued Hospitalization

Candelaria, Laura M.; Bressler, Toby; Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):80-85, March/April 2019.

Cultural practices of Orthodox Jewish families for childbirth and breastfeeding are discussed, with ...

Association Between Lactation and Postpartum Blood Pressure in Women with Preeclampsia

Burgess, Adriane; McDowell, Wendy; Ebersold, Stacie

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):86-93, March/April 2019.

Women who have preeclampsia are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease later in life. Breastfe...

Birth Tourism Among Chinese Women

Jaramillo, Juanita; Goyal, Deepika; Lung, Carmen

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):94-99, March/April 2019.

Approximately one-third of women who come to the United States to give birth on a tourist visa are f...

Oral Sucrose Versus Breastfeeding in Managing Infants' Immunization-Related Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Gad, Rasha F.; Dowling, Donna A.; Abusaad, Fawzia E.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):108-114, March/April 2019.

Immunization is one of the most painful procedures in infancy and causes anxiety and distress for in...

CE Connection


Women's Experiences of Breastfeeding-Related Pain

Jackson, Kimberley T.; Mantler, Tara; O'Keefe-McCarthy, Sheila

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):66-72, March/April 2019.

Pain related to breastfeeding can have a negative effect on breastfeeding duration and the mother-ba...

A System-Wide Approach to Prevention of In-Hospital Newborn Falls

Carr, Hester; Crotto, Joshua; Demirel, Shaban; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 44(2):100-107, March/April 2019.

There has been a lot of attention to decreasing newborn falls in the inpatient setting. In this qual...



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Pain related to breastfeeding can have a negative effect on breastfeeding duration and the mother-baby relationship. In this study women describe their experiences with breastfeeding-related pain including support and barriers. These data can be helpful in planning a discussion of what to expect when breastfeeding with new mothers during the prenatal and postpartum periods.
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