Hospitals across the United States have been feeling the impact of a shortage of IV bags since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017. Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States, has been a major manufacturer and supplier of IV bags to US hospitals until Hurricane Maria.
Rebecca Dekker, PhD of Evidence Based Birth released a new article today – “The Evidence for Advanced Maternal Age” which examines and summarizes the current research available on the topic of pregnancy and birth at the age of 35 years old or beyond. The age at which people are having their first ch
Today on Evidence Based Birth, occasional contributor Rebecca Dekker, Phd, RN, APRN, provides a comprehensive research review – Induction for Going Past your Due Date: What does the Evidence Say? I had an opportunity to preview the article and ask Rebecca some questions about her most recent proje
By Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRNMany news outlets and social media venues have been disseminating information on the Ebola virus and the impact on populations both in West Africa as well as the potential impact on developed nations, including the USA. The expectant families that you work with
By Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRNOccasional Science & Sensibility contributor Rebecca Dekker of www.EvidenceBasedBirth.com examines the practice of Moxibustion to help turn breech babies head down. Rebecca looks at what the current research shows on this ancient treatment for turning babies