Maternal and Child Health Services: SPEAK UP Program – FREE Training Opportunity: For Professionals and Community Working with Prenatal Clients

MCH would like to announce that we have purchased additional training access for any personnel working with prenatal families. The SPEAK UP Program consists of three 30–45-minute web-based interactive online…

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Pediatrics: A QI Initiative to Reduce Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Very Preterm Infants

SOURCE: Belal N. Alshaikh, Thomas D.R. Sproat, Christel Wood, Jill-Marie Spence, Megan Knauff, Claire Hamilton, Meagan Roy; A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Very Preterm Infants. Pediatrics…

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ACOG Green Journal: Duration and Timing of In Utero Opioid Exposure and Incidence of Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome

Duration and Timing of In Utero Opioid Exposure and Incidence of Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome OBJECTIVE:  To evaluate the association between prenatal prescription opioid analgesic exposure (duration, timing) and neonatal opioid…

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ACOG Green Journal: A Prediction Model for Severe Maternal Morbidity and Mortality After Delivery Hospitalization

A Prediction Model for Severe Maternal Morbidity and Mortality After Delivery Hospitalization OBJECTIVE:  To develop a risk stratification model for severe maternal morbidity (SMM) or mortality after the delivery hospitalization…

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NIH: Racial Inequities in Drug Tests Ordered by Clinicians for Pregnant People Who Disclose Prenatal Substance Use

Racial Inequities in Drug Tests Ordered by Clinicians for Pregnant People Who Disclose Prenatal Substance Use Abstract Objective: To measure racial inequities in drug testing among pregnant people during the first…

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NIH: Psychosocial predictors of post-natal anxiety and depression: Using Structural Equation Modelling to investigate the relationship between pressure to breastfeed, health care professional support, post-natal guilt and shame, and post-natal anxiety and depression within an infant feeding context

Psychosocial predictors of post-natal anxiety and depression: Using Structural Equation Modelling to investigate the relationship between pressure to breastfeed, health care professional support, post-natal guilt and shame, and post-natal anxiety…

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Screening for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy -US Preventive Services Task Force Final Recommendation Statement

Abstract Importance  Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in the US. The rate of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy has been increasing from approximately…

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Using the Eat Sleep Console Model to Promote Optimal Care and Outcomes for Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Nurse-Driven, Multidisciplinary Initiative

SOURCE: Haaland, Grace BSN, RN, RNC-NIC; Kunkel, Melissa MD, MS; Nguyen, Chi Mai PhD; Wonder, Amy Hagedorn PhD, RN. Using the Eat Sleep Console Model to Promote Optimal Care and…

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Developing and Implementing a Father-Friendly Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Improved Nurses’ Self-Efficacy

SOURCE: Noergaard, Betty PhD, RN; Kofoed, Poul-Erik MD, PhD. Developing and Implementing a Father-Friendly Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Improved Nurses’ Self-Efficacy. Advances in Neonatal Care 23(4):p 387-395, August 2023. |…

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Pediatrics: Reducing Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants With Improved Care Bundle Adherence

SOURCE: Kolnik, S.E. et al.; Reducing Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants With Improved Care Bundle Adherence. Pediatrics, September 2023; 152 (3): e2021056104. 10.1542/peds.2021-056104 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Intraventricular hemorrhage prevention bundles (IVHPBs)…

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Registration Open for Pioneers in Quality Expert to Expert 2024 Annual Update WebinarPC-02 and PC-07 eCQMs September 26

Registration Open for Pioneers in QualityExpert to Expert 2024 Annual Update WebinarPC-02 and PC-07 eCQMsSeptember 26 Series Description The Expert to Expert webinar series provides a deep-dive into measure intent, logic, and…

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