NURSE-MIDWIFERY CARE OF ADOLESCENTS

Authors

  • Mary C. Brucker cnm,

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    • Mary C. Brucker, CNM, was the Unit Coordinator of the Adolescent Family Center, Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center. She graduated from the University of Mississippi Nurse-Midwifery Program.

  • Maggie Muellner cnm

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    • Maggie Muellner, CNM, is a staff nurse-midwife at the Adolescent Family Center, Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center in Chicago. She is a graduate of the nurse-midwifery program at the University of Illinois.


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ABSTRACT

Statistics from a nurse-midwifery service for adolescent girls demonstrate delivery outcomes for 947 patients that include lower birth weight rates than city, state, and national counterparts. Other statistics include a primary cesarean section rate of 6.8%.

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