Volume 16 (2017)

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Does the Risk of Exposure to Marijuana Outweigh the Benefits of Breastfeeding? A Systematic Review

 

Jamie A. Seabrook, PhD, Catherine R. Biden, MScFN, RD, and Emily E. Campbell, MScFN, RD

 

ABSTRACT

Little is known about the risks associated with marijuana use by mothers during the breastfeeding period. A search of CINAHL, Cochrane, Embase, ProQuest Nursing, and PubMed was conducted using a variety of text words and database MeSH terms, including...

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Prison Nurseries: A Review of Maternal and Infant Rooming in Outcomes for Incarcerated Mothers

 

Amanda  Dowling, BA, BMW, RM and Colleen Fulton, MA, BMW RM

 

ABSTRACT

Women are the fastest growing prison population in Canada, and at incarceration, 4-10 percent of women are pregnant. These women, their correctional facilities, and Canadian health care services are increasingly forced to address the issues of motherhood and reproductive health...

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Apple Tree Maternity: A Qualitative Exploration of the Development of a Rural Collaborative Interprofessional Maternity Care Service

 

Emma J. Butt, RM, and Jude Kornelsen, PhD

 

ABSTRACT

Introduction: There is currently a maternity care crisis in Canada, with many of the obstetricians and family physicians reaching retirement age in the next 10 years. Primary midwifery care services may offer solutions. However, due to the many constraints and difficulties faced by...

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The Use of Poke Root in the Treatment of Lactational Mastitis: Practice Patterns among Midwives in British Columbia

 

 

Zoë G. Hodgson, BSc (Hons.), PhD, BMW, RM
Patrice Latka, BHSc, MScCH, RM, Rachelle Fulford, BSc,
MA, BMW, RM, and Allison Campbell, MA, BA, BMW, RM

 

ABSTRACT
Introduction: The prevalence of mastitis has been reported as high as 33%. Effective milk removal, pain medication, and antibiotics are the mainstays of treatment. Midwives support the use of complementary and alternative medicines,...

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Understanding Placentophagy: An Informed Response Discussion

 

 

Leslee Larsen RM, BSc., BHSc., MEd. (C)

INTRODUCTION
Placenta encapsulation involves stripping the membranes and umbilical cord from the placenta, dehydration, grinding the placenta and putting the ground dried placenta into capsules for maternal ingestion. Increasingly in midwifery practice, women in care are asking what the recommendations are regarding placenta encapsulation. Placentophagy is the maternal consumption of the placenta by humans. The...

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Comparaison de l’efficacité de deux types de programme d’entraînement du périnée pour prévenir l’incontinence urinaire pendant la période périnatale

Comparaison de l’efficacité de deux types de programme d’entraînement du périnée pour prévenir l’incontinence urinaire pendant la période périnatale

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What to Do With the Placenta: An Uninformed Choice Discussion

What to Do With the Placenta: An Uninformed Choice Discussion

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