Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Implications for WHNPs and Midwives

In the US, the incidence of PPCM is rising, possibly due to advanced maternal age, an increased rate of multifetal pregnancies secondary to modern fertility techniques, and increased recognition and awareness of the disease.

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).

Prevention of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies

All sexually active women of reproductive age who could become pregnant and who drink alcohol need to be counseled about the potentially harmful effects of alcohol on a developing fetus.

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.