July/August 2020 - Volume 45 - Issue 4 : MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing

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July/August 2020 - Volume 45 - Issue 4
pp: 196-248,E13-E16

Editorial


Inclusive and Respectful Language in Scholarly Writing and Speaking

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):196, July/August 2020.

Inclusive and respectful language in manuscripts published in MCN is an important consideration in w...

Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing


Maternal Mortality in the United States

Killion, Molly M.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):240, July/August 2020.

New data on maternity mortality in the United States was published in January 2020, the first time s...

Hot Topics in Pediatric Nursing


Screen Time and Toddlers: New Evidence on Potentially Negative Effects

Beal, Judy A.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):241, July/August 2020.

As more evidence becomes available about the negative effects of screen time for young children, ped...

Breastfeeding


Improving Breastfeeding for Homeless Families

Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):242, July/August 2020.

Women and families experiencing homelessness face many challenges in breastfeeding. Our breastfeedin...

Global Health and Nursing


Now is the Time: Enhancing Access to Midwifery Care in the United States

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):243, July/August 2020.

Midwifery care is not available for all women in the United States. Various barriers exist including...

Toward Evidence-Based Practice


Toward Evidence-Based Practice

Rohan, Annie J.; Breman, Rachel Blankstein; Capitulo, Kathleen Leask; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):244-246, July/August 2020.

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

Perinatal Patient Safety Column


Considerations for Active Labor Management with Oxytocin: More May Not be Better

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):248, July/August 2020.

Recent evidence suggests an oxytocin “rest” or discontinuing oxytocin once active labor has been est...


Adolescents' Perceptions of Childbirth

Anderson, Cheryl Ann; Baker, Kathy; Harter, Lindsay

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):208-213, July/August 2020.

This qualitative study of adolescents' experiences during labor and birth provides rich data about t...

Supporting African American Mothers during Nurse Home Visits in Adopting Safe Sleep Practices

Stiffler, Deborah; Matemachani, Sherry Mukasa; Crane, Lisa

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):214-220, July/August 2020.

Sudden unexpected infant deaths are increasing in the United States. In this study, nurses from the ...

Grief among Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses

Rodriguez, Alison; Spilker, Arlene; Goyal, Deepika

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):228-232, July/August 2020.

Nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) experience grief when an infant death occurs. In t...

Mindful Moms: Motivation to Self-Manage Depression Symptoms

Russell, Sasha; Aubry, Christine; Rider, Amy; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):233-239, July/August 2020.

Mindful Moms is a self-management intervention involving nurse-led motivational interviewing and gro...

CE Connection


Nursing Support During Latent Phase Labor: A Scoping Review

Breman, Rachel Blankstein; Neerland, Carrie

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):197-207, July/August 2020.

Recent labor management guidelines suggest longer normal limits of latent phase labor than previousl...

Prenatal Care for American Indian Women

Johnson, Mary Beth

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 45(4):221-227, July/August 2020.

American Indian women face many challenges in accessing maternal and infant care during pregnancy, b...