By Walker Karraa, MFA, MA, CD(DONA) with special contribution by Sonia Alvarado, MPH, University of California, San Diego. This past week, I had the good fortune to hear former first lady Rosalynn Carte deliver the keynote speech at the Marce/PSI conference on perinatal mental health.
By Debby Amis, RN, BSN, CD(DONA), LCCE, FACCEPatience is truly a virtue after 9 long months, especially when you're a few weeks or days from your due date.
I discovered an article yesterday that lists the top three things labor and delivery nurses wish that women knew about childbirth (compiled from a poll created by the Perinatal Advisory Council).
In the first hours after your baby is born, skin-to-skin contact and staying with your baby at all times is something hospitals and parents should be practicing everywhere.
Welcome to the July 2010 Carnival of Nursing in Public This post was written for inclusion in the Carnival of Nursing in Public hosted by Dionna and Paige at NursingFreedom.org.