Tuesday, October 19, 2021
I recently attended the fifth annual (and first virtual) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) MMRIA User Meeting, which brought together individuals from each state’s Maternal Mortality Review Committee (MMRC). The meeting provides a space for individuals serving...
Aliza M. Machefsky MD1,2 1: Division of STD Prevention; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Atlanta, GA, USA 2: CDC Foundation; Atlanta, GA, USA Congenital Syphilis — Reported...
Mobile health care technology has made numerous strides over the past decade. These technologies include a variety of sophisticated informatics tools, including mobile applications for providers, educators, and patients, telehealth tools for remote monitoring and access to...
Professional guidelines can have a profound impact on reproductive health. In many cases, prenatal genetic screening is often only recommended for specific groups or individuals who have been historically recognized as high risk. Unfortunately, this approach results...
Routine and universal alcohol screening is an effective strategy to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE). The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) encourages all certified nurse-midwives (CNMs), certified midwives (CMs),...
Emma Clark, CNM, MSN, MHS; Senior Maternal Health Advisor, USAID Contractor, GHSI-III Shortly after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 pandemic, home birth practices in the United...
“If your baby is male, are you planning a circumcision?” How often do you ask some version of that question in your prenatal visits? How do you feel about...
Our team determined that standardization, elevating the patient’s voice, and team engagement were the keys to reducing primary cesarean section rates. We chose to focus on the low-risk population to make the greatest impact. Join us as...
The 64th ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition is taking place in Region II, at National Harbor, MD, which is just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC.  The Local Program Committee has planned to have Batalá Washington...
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) during pregnancy is a condition in which there are not enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the body's tissues adequately. IDA may occur for many reasons. Internationally, food scarcity and...

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