September/October 2021 - Volume 46 - Issue 5 : MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing

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September/October 2021 - Volume 46 - Issue 5
pp: 249-307,E10-E11

Editorial


Racism in Maternity Care is a Public Health Crisis in the United States

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):249, September/October 2021.

There is ample evidence that racism is a public health crisis in the United States. In maternity car...

Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing


OB Simulation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

DiCioccio, Heather Condo

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):299, September/October 2021.

Conducting simulations in the hospital setting has been challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic due...

Hot Topics in Pediatric Nursing


Pediatric Pain Remains Undertreated

Beal, Judy A.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):300, September/October 2021.

Pain relief measures are not always used for all babies and children as necessary. Our pediatric nur...

Breastfeeding


Improving Lactation Education and Support in Primary Care

Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):301, September/October 2021.

Nurses in pediatric and primary care practices that offer well-baby outpatient visits must know abou...

Global Health and Nursing


Supporting Guatemalan Comadronas

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):302, September/October 2021.

The WHO Global Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery was published by the World Health Orga...

Toward Evidence-Based Practice


Toward Evidence-Based Practice

Rohan, Annie; Lake, Eileen T.; Ogboenyiya, Anisa A.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):304-306, September/October 2021.

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

Perinatal Patient Safety


Accurate Respiratory Rate Assessment for Women in Labor

Bernstein, Samantha L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):307, September/October 2021.

Respiratory rate assessment for women in labor is not always accurate or consistent. Our guest colum...


Relationship Between Infant Tongue-Tie and Maternal Wellbeing

Hill, Rebecca R.; Wong, John; Parikh, Gayatri S.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):258-263, September/October 2021.

Tongue-tie is a mild oral anomaly that can cause feeding challenges, especially for breastfeeding mo...

Posttraumatic Growth in Women who have Experienced Loss of a Child

Doherty, Mary Ellen; Scannell-Desch, Elizabeth

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):264-270, September/October 2021.

Using posttraumatic growth as a framework, researchers in this qualitative study of 11 women who exp...

Pregnant and Parenting Women's Experiences with Substance Use Disorder

Wright, Mary Ellen; Temples, Heide S.; Shores, Emily; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):271-276, September/October 2021.

Ten pregnant women and new mothers shared their experiences with substance use disorder via intervie...

Mothers' Experiences with Antenatal Milk Expression

Juntereal, Nina A.; Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):277-283, September/October 2021.

Antenatal milk expression may be a way to avoid formula supplementation for infants with hypoglycemi...

Cotinine Fluctuation in Maternal Saliva During and After Pregnancy: Implications for Perinatal Outcomes

Gwon, Seok Hyun; Jeong, Suyong; Bullock, Linda

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):293-298, September/October 2021.

Smoking during pregnancy and postpartum can have a significant negative effect on mothers and babies...

NCPD Connection


Neonatal Nurses' Perceptions of Palliative Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Chin, Susan Di Nonno; Paraszczuk, Ann Marie; Eckardt, Patricia; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):250-257, September/October 2021.

Guidelines for neonatal palliative care have existed for over 20 years, yet less than 4% of children...

Narrative Analysis of Childbearing Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ajayi, Kobi V.; Harvey, Idethia S.; Panjwani, Sonya; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(5):284-292, September/October 2021.

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted health care delivery and services around the world causing rapid...