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New CourseSmart eBook: Professional Issues in Midwifery

Professional Issues in Midwifery by Lynette A. Ament is now available as a CourseSmart eBook. According to Linda A. Graf, APN, CNM, RNC, MSN DePaul University Department of Nursing, “This book makes me proud to say that I am a … Continue reading

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Just Published: New Edition of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants

Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of: Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-4736-0 | Paperback | 432 pages | © 2013 Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding … Continue reading

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New MA Law: Nurse-Midwives Granted Prescription Writing

Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation expanding the medical authority of nurse-midwives. The new law allows midwives to write prescriptions as well as order and interpret tests and therapeutics. Governor Patrick said that the law will also … Continue reading

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It’s National Midwifery Week!

Midwives and midwifery advocates—this is your week! Created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), National Midwifery Week takes place October 3-9, 2011 and celebrates the important role that midwives play in the lives of women and their families. According … Continue reading

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Singer Erykah Badu: Future Midwife

According to the Toronto Sun, soul singer Erykah Badu is working towards a certification in midwifery. Previously, she became a birth doula after helping her friend through a natural birth. The Sun reports that, “Badu, who provides all of her … Continue reading

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