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Campaign Honors NPs Fighting to Prevent FASD

A social media campaign has been launched to celebrate all the Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, midwives and nurses who do so much to champion the prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Editor-in-chief’s message | April 2021

Because information about Covid-19 continues to evolve, we find ourselves as healthcare providers regularly needing to digest new evidence regarding transmission, variants, vaccinations, and preventive measures.

Debate Over Use of Blood Thinners After C-Sections

There’s sharp debate about whether the wide use of heparin to prevent clots in mothers after a C-section is effective, worth the cost and safe, since it carries the risk of bleeding.