Saturday, September 25, 2021

Safely Reducing Cesarean Sections Utilizing the PROVIDE Toolbox in a Faith-Based Hospital

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...

Changes in Home and Birth Center Birth During COVID-19

In March and April of 2020, our home birth practice phone rang constantly and email inquiries through our website came in multiple times a day. This immediate change in demand for community birth...

Using Educational Resources Wisely During a Pandemic: Simulated Telehealth Visits to Develop Clinical Decision-Making...

The spring of 2020 is not a time that any of us will ever forget. Our professional and personal worlds went through unprecedented change as we entered the COVID-19 global pandemic. The...

Addressing Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy

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...

Racial Disparities in Immunizations and the New Maternal Immunization HEDIS® Measure

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,...

Development of an Intraprofessional Scholarship Workgroup Systematic Process for Creating and Disseminating Midwifery and...

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...

Evaluating mHealth Apps for Education and Clinical Practice: Translating the MARS Tool

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...

Maneuvering Through the Challenges of Shoulder Dystocia

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...

Advocating for Midwifery: Addressing Systemic Racism Through Policy and Advocacy

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...

Weight Bias in Healthcare: We Can Do Better

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...