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3 in 5 babies not breastfed in the first hour of life

According to the WHO, “An estimated 78 million babies – or three in five – are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding. Skin-to-skin contact along with suckling at the breast stimulate the...

Six nurses in same North Carolina hospital unit find out they're pregnant

Six nurses in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are sharing a serendipitous moment together. All of them are pregnant, all of them work at an outpatient oncology clinic at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and all of them found out within months of each other.

Labor Induction versus Expectant Management in Low-Risk Nulliparous Women | NEJM

AWHONN supports women’s shared decision making with their maternity care team, adequate levels of nurse staffing to assure safe care, and support for charge nurses who have the critical responsibility to assure capacity of their birth units to safely care for all the women they serve, includin...