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May/June 2022 - Volume 47 - Issue 3
pp: 121-175,E5-E6

Editorial


Protecting Patients and Retaining Nurses

Logsdon, M. Cynthia

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):121, May/June 2022.

The nursing shortage, caused in part, and exacerbated by the pandemic is going to need a lot of coll...

Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing


Owning our Professional Practice: Back to Basics

Wisner, Kirsten

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):168, May/June 2022.

Perinatal nurses have multiple options to keep up to date about the latest evidence and clinical pra...

Hot Topics in Pediatric Nursing


Pediatric Providers Are Not Following Guidance on Peanut Allergy in Infants

Beal, Judy A.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):169, May/June 2022.

Guidelines on minimizing risks of infants developing peanut allergies were published in 2017 by the ...

Breastfeeding


Benefits of Mother–Baby Skin-to-Skin Contact

Spatz, Diane L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):170, May/June 2022.

Skin-to-skin contact has numerous benefits for newborns including supporting breastfeeding. Our brea...

Global Health and Nursing


Perspectives of Women Giving Birth during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Their Nurses

Callister, Lynn Clark

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):171, May/June 2022.

The prolonged COVID-19 global pandemic has had a profound effect on the lived experiences of birthin...

Toward Evidence-Based Practice


Toward Evidence-Based Practice

Rohan, Annie J.; Adams, Ellise D.; Giurgescu, Carmen; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):172-174, May/June 2022.

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

Perinatal Patient Safety


Quality Improvement and Participation in Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Promote Patient Safety

Simpson, Kathleen Rice

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):175, May/June 2022.

In August 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued new requirements for hospitals...


Identifying Obstetric Mistreatment Experiences in U.S. Birth Narratives: Application of Internationally Informed Mistreatment Typologies

Tello, Hannah J.; Téllez, Dylan J.; Gonzales, Joseph E.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):138-146, May/June 2022.

Women may experience a tramatic birth when they perceive they have not been respected, listened to, ...

Paths to Motherhood for Women with Cystic Fibrosis

Bray, Leigh Ann; Campbell, Caitlin Marley; Brown, Janet; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):147-153, May/June 2022.

Cystic fibrosis is no longer a disease limited to childhood. With medical advancements, many patient...

Perinatal Care of Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors: Scoping Review

Head, Morgan L.; Heck, Jennifer L.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):154-159, May/June 2022.

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse need sensitive nursing care during labor and birth. Procedures a...

New Mothers' Perceptions of Pressure to Breastfeed

Korth, Christina X.; Keim, Sarah A.; Crerand, Canice E.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):160-167, May/June 2022.

This study reports on a measure to quantitatively assess perceived pressure to breastfeed and examin...

NCPD Connection


Emollients to Prevent Eczema in High-Risk Infants: Integrative Review

Armstrong, Julie; Rosinski, Nicole K.; Fial, Alissa; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):122-129, May/June 2022.

Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as eczema, is a common chronic inflammatory skin disorder. Topica...

Galactagogues and Lactation: Considerations for Counseling Breastfeeding Mothers

Balkam, Jane J.

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 47(3):130-137, May/June 2022.

Galactagogues are sometimes used by new mothers who are breastfeeding to enhance their milk supply. ...