Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

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March/April 2011

Volume 56, Issue 2

Pages 89–188

  1. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Commentary
    4. Original Research and Reviews
    5. Departments
    6. Letter to the Editor
    7. Share with Women
  2. Commentary

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Commentary
    4. Original Research and Reviews
    5. Departments
    6. Letter to the Editor
    7. Share with Women
  3. Original Research and Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Commentary
    4. Original Research and Reviews
    5. Departments
    6. Letter to the Editor
    7. Share with Women
    1. CenteringPregnancy: An Integrative Literature Review (pages 94–102)

      Annette Manant and Joan E. Dodgson

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00021.x

      Research findings to date suggest positive outcomes for the CenteringPregnancy model, but additional well-formulated and rigorously conducted studies are needed

    2. Oral Health and Oral Health Care Practices Among Low-Income Pregnant Women (pages 103–109)

      Lauren P. Hunter and Susan M. Yount

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00041.x

      Low-income pregnant women have some healthy oral health care practices but are in need of dental services and oral health education

    3. Referrals for Dental Care During Pregnancy (pages 110–117)

      Megan K. Kloetzel, Colleen E. Huebner and Peter Milgrom

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00022.x

      Prenatal care providers can enhance maternal and child health by making formal referrals

    4. Maternal Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone and the Use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Independently Predict the Occurrence of Preterm Birth (pages 118–126)

      Gwen Latendresse and Roberta Jeanne Ruiz

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00023.x

      Pregnant women taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and those with higher corticotropin releasing hormone levels are more likely to have preterm births

    5. A Pilot Study Evaluating a Telephone-Based Exercise Intervention for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (pages 127–131)

      Beth A. Lewis, Brian C. Martinson, Nancy E. Sherwood and Melissa D. Avery

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00016.x

      A brief telephone-based motivational intervention increases physical activity among previously sedentary pregnant and postpartum women

    6. Recurrence Risk of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (pages 132–136)

      Marlena S. Fejzo, Kimber W. MacGibbon, Roberto Romero, T. Murphy Goodwin and Patrick M. Mullin

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00019.x

      Hyperemesis gravidarum has a high recurrence rate in subsequent pregnancies and often causes women to alter their reproductive plans

    7. Effect of Birth Ball Usage on Pain in the Active Phase of Labor: A Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 137–140)

      Simin Taavoni, Somayeh Abdolahian, Hamid Haghani and Leyla Neysani

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00013.x

      Use of a birth ball during labor significantly decreases pain but does not affect duration of the active phase or interval between contractions

    8. Perineal Analgesia With an Ice Pack After Spontaneous Vaginal Birth: A Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 141–146)

      Lucila Coca Leventhal, Sonia Maria Junqueira Vasconcellos de Oliveira, Moacyr Roberto Cuce Nobre and Flora Maria Barbosa da Silva

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00018.x

      The 20-minute application of an icepack for relief of postpartum perineal pain is effective and has no adverse effects

    9. Midwives’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Newborn Hearing Screening (pages 147–153)

      Martha Hoffman Goedert, Mary Pat Moeller and Karl R. White

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00026.x

      Improved knowledge could increase the role of midwives in promoting follow-up of newborn hearing screening

    10. From a Woman's Perspective: Life as a Partner of a Prostate Cancer Survivor (pages 154–160)

      Tanya Tanner, Michael Galbraith and Laura Hays

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2010.00017.x

      Female partners of prostate cancer survivors face unique challenges that substantially affect their relationships and life experiences

    11. The Experience of Being a Traditional Midwife: Living and Working in Relationship With Women (pages 161–166)

      Elaine Dietsch and Luc Mulimbalimba-Masururu

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00025.x

      Midwives use their relationships with women to create a calm and enabling birthing environment

    12. A Girl Thing: Perceptions Concerning the Word “Hymen” Among Young Swedish Women and Men (pages 167–172)

      Monica Christianson and Carola Eriksson

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00027.x

      Students in Sweden describe the hymen as a fragile biological structure that is a symbol and manifestation of feminine virginity

    13. Trends in Midwife-Attended Births, 1989 to 2007 (pages 173–176)

      Eugene Declercq

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00055.x

      Midwife-attended births in the United States reached an all-time high in 2007

  4. Departments

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    2. Editorial
    3. Commentary
    4. Original Research and Reviews
    5. Departments
    6. Letter to the Editor
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    1. Updates from the Literature

  5. Letter to the Editor

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    2. Editorial
    3. Commentary
    4. Original Research and Reviews
    5. Departments
    6. Letter to the Editor
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    1. IMPROVING COLLABORATION IN MATERNITY WITH INTERPROFESSIONAL LEARNING (page 183)

      Dimitrios Siassakos, Lisa Marshall and Timothy Draycott

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00053.x

  6. Share with Women

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Commentary
    4. Original Research and Reviews
    5. Departments
    6. Letter to the Editor
    7. Share with Women
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