Thursday, September 23, 2021
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...
One of the best public health successes has been the reduction of infectious diseases through vaccination. Vaccinations have helped eliminate smallpox, largely eradicated polio, and reduced rates of hepatitis, measles, mumps, tetanus, pertussis, and diphtheria. Yet, there...
Where is the safest place to give birth? This question was just one of many brought to the forefront of American health care discussions in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for community-based, rapidly evolving healthcare...
Have you ever wanted to submit a manuscript for publication but felt intimidated or overwhelmed? Have you started a manuscript only not to finish it because you don’t know what to do next? Are you reluctant to...
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),...
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...
Shoulder dystocia is a phrase that strikes fear in many of us – fear of it happening, fear of not managing the problem fast enough, fear of causing injury while trying to relieve it, and fear of...
The “Advocating for Midwifery: Addressing Systemic Racism Through Policy and Advocacy” session at ACNM’s 66th Annual Meeting will offer a comprehensive update on ACNM’s policy agenda and advocacy work for the 117th session of Congress. This year, ACNM...
Recent national attention combined with a strong body of evidence has recognized the deleterious impact of equating weight with health. For example, James Corden on the Late Late Show responded to a fat-shaming monologue from Bill Maher,...
“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...

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