New research released today is the first study of its kind to link management of unit culture, nursing, and patient flow to maternal health outcomes. Does the practice style and management of the Labor & Delivery unit of your chosen birth location determine your risk of cesarean?
This study just published in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN); Variation in Cesarean Birth Rates by Labor and Delivery Nurses examines how individual nurses can influence the mode of birth (cesarean or vaginal) of patients in their care.
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has been leading the fight for physiologic care in the second stage of labor. Next week AWHONN will host a webinar for nurses, presented by one of the leading second stage care researchers, Joyce Roberts, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAA
Following a link from The Unnecesarean Blog, I read about the recent episode of The Doctors, in which the hosts discussed birthing options with Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, co-authors of the new book, Your Best Birth.There's plenty to unpack in this discussion, but one thing that jumped off the