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This course focuses on theories, issues, and trends related to the care of the childbearing family. Pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum are viewed as normal life processes with family members as partners in care. The roles of the nurse are considered in relation to family-centred care and primary health care with an emphasis on the determinants of health and premature, preventive, and curative services.
Jimenez, V. et al. (2010). A mirage of change: Family-centered maternity care in practice. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 37(2), 160-167.
Chalmers, B. et al. (2008). The Canadian maternity experiences survey. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 30(3), 217-228.
Hutton E. K. et al. (2016). Outcomes associated with planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies. CMAJ, 188(5), E80-E90.
Michels, K. (2003). Early life predictors of chronic disease. Journal of Women’s Health, 12(2), 157-161.
Paul, A. M. (2010). How the first nine months shape the rest of your life. Time, Oct. 4, 50-55.
Raphael, D. (2010). The health of Canada’s children. Part 1: Canadian children’s health in comparative perspective. Paediatric Child Health, 15(1), 23-29.
Cesario, S. K. (2016). Sustainable development goals for monitoring action to improve global health. Nursing for Women’s Health, 20(4), 427-431.
PEI RCP (2013) PEI Reproductive Care Program Database Report 2011.
PHAC. (2008). Canadian perinatal health report. http://www.publichealth.gc.ca/cphr/
Best Start: Prenatal Series http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
Thrower, A. C. et al. (2014). Maternal oral care: A health practitioner’s toolkit. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 29(1), 52-56.
Jarvis on-line video- Head to Toe Exam of the Pregnant Woman (please ignore fetal heart rate range) https://proxy.library.upei.ca/login?url=http://resources.library.upei.ca/jarvis/
DVD: Because Your Pregnant
Malnory, M. (1996). Developmental care of the pregnant couple. JOGNN, 25(6), 525-532.
Drake, P. (1996). Addressing developmental needs of pregnant adolescents. JOGNN, 25(6), 518-524.
Macintosh, J., & Callister, L. C. (2015). Discovering self: Childbearing adolescents’ maternal identity. MCN,40(4), 243-248.
Alhusen, J. L. (2008). A literature update on maternal-fetal attachment. JOGNN, 37(3), 315-328.
Dean, R. A. K. (2010). Cultural competence: Nursing in a multicultural society. Nursing for Women’s Health, 14(1), 50-60.
Lewallen, L. P., (2011). The importance of culture in childbearing. JOGNN, 40, 4-8.
Di Lallo, S. (2014). Prenatal care through the eyes of Canadian Aboriginal women. Nursing for Women’s Health, 18(1), 38-46.
DVD: Breastfeeding Best Practice
Radzyminski, S., & Callister, L. C. (2016). Mother’s beliefs, attitudes, and decision making related to infant feeding choices. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 25(1), 18-28.
Datta, J. et al. (2012). The role of fathers in breastfeeding: Decision-making and support. British Journal of Midwifery, 20(3), 159-167.
Pentecost, R. et al. (2014). Adolescents’ needs for nurses’ support when initiating breastfeeding. Journal of Human Lactation, 30(2), 224-228.
Cleveland, L. M. (2016). Breastfeeding recommendations for women who receive medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders: AWHONN practice brief number 4. (2016). JOGNN, 45(4), 432-433.
Toronto Public Health Modules: http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=46bdf87775c24410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD
UBC Breastfeeding Module: http://ubccpd.ca/course/breastfeeding-fp
You Won't Regret It: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDQ8wOvNXIE
Dr. Jack Newman: www.nbci.ca
Best Start: Breastfeeding http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
Best Start: Health Before Pregnancy http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
Wilhoit, L. et al. (2017). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Characteristics, complications, and treatment. Community Mental Health Journal, 53(6), 711-718.
SOGC. (2010). Alcohol use and pregnancy consensus clinical guidelines. JOGC, 32(8), S1-S32.
Bryanton, J. et al. (2014). Incidence of prenatal alcohol exposure in Prince Edward Island: A population-based descriptive study. Canadian Medical Association Journal Open, 2(2), E121-E126.
Kocherlakota, P. (2014). Neonatal abstinence syndrome. Pediatrics, 134(2), e547-e561.
SOGC. (2015). Adolescent pregnancy guidelines. JOGC, 37(8), 740-756.
Health Canada. (2010). Prenatal nutrition guidelines for health professionals. Gestational weight gain. Retrieved from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/prenatal/ewba-mbsa-eng.php
Health Canada. Prenatal nutrition. Retrieved from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/prenatal/index-eng.php
DVDs: High Touch Nursing Care During Labor
Best Start: Labour Series http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
Best Start: Pregnancy and Infant Loss http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
Säflund, K. et al. (2004). The role of caregivers after a stillbirth: Views and experiences of parents. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 31(2), 132-137.
Stott, S. (2014). Stillbirth: A reflective case study. British Journal of Midwifery, 22(6), 439-443.
DVD: Comfort Measures for Childbirth
Bryanton, J., Fraser-Davey, H., & Sullivan, P. (1994). Women's perceptions of nursing support during labour. JOGNN, 23 (8), 638-643.
Nikula, P. et al. (2015). Mothers’ perceptions of labor support. MCN, 40(6), 373-380.
Adams, E., & Bianchi, A. (2008). A practical approach to labor support. JOGNN, 37(1), 106-115.
Sullivan, D. H., & McGuiness, C. (2015). Natural labor pain management. IJ Childbirth Education, 30(2), 20-25.
Green, J., & Hotelling, B. A. (2014). Healthy birth practice #3: Bring a loved one, friend, or doula for continuous support. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 23(4), 194-197.
Simkin, P. (1991). Just another day in a woman's life? Women's long term perceptions of their first birth experience. Part 1. Birth, 18 (4), 203-210.
Bryanton, J., Gagnon, A., Johnston, C., Hatem, M. (2008). Predictors of women’s perceptions of the childbirth experience. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 37, 24-34.
Beck, C. T. (2004).Birth trauma: In the eye of the beholder. Nursing Research, 53(1), 28-35.
Beck, C. T., & Gable, R. K. (2012). A mixed methods study of secondary traumatic stress in labor and delivery nurses. JOGNN, 41(6), 747-759.
Brown, A. M. (2012). Fathers’ experiences accompanying labor and birth. British Journal of Midwifery, 20(5), 339-344.
Grassley, J. S., & Sauls, D. J. (2012). Evaluation of the Supportive Needs of Adolescents during Childbirth intrapartum nursing intervention on adolescents’ childbirth satisfaction and breastfeeding rates. JOGNN, 41(1), 33-44.
DVD: News about Newborns
American Academy of Pediatrics. (2006). The APGAR score. Advances in Neonatal Care, 6(4), 220-223.
Best Start: Newborn Care & Newborn Safety http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
DVD: Kangaroo Mother Care
Gao, H. et al. (2015). Effect of repeated Kangaroo Mother Care on repeated procedural pain in preterm infants: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(7), 1157-1165.
Bryanton, J., Walsh, D., Barrett, M., & Gaudet, D. (2004). Tub bathing versus traditional sponge bathing for newborns. JOGNN, 33(6), 704-712.
Patel, H. & Feldman, M. (2011). Universal newborn hearing screening. Paediatric Child Health, 16(5), 301-305.
Moore, D.L., & MacDonald, N.E. (2015). Preventing ophthalmia neonatorum. Paediatric Child Health, 20(2) 93-96.
Sorokon, S.T., et al. (2015). Newborn male circumcision. Paediatric Child Health, 20(6), 311-315.
The Power of a Parent’s Touch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nqN9c3FWn8&feature=youtu.be
Anne Bigelow's Skin-to-Skin Research and DVD's: http://people.stfx.ca/abigelow/dvds-mother-infant-skin-to-skin-contact.htm
DVD: SIDS Reducing the Risks
Hoogsteen, L. (2010). Safe infant sleeping: What is the ideal sleeping environment? Nursing for Women’s Health, 14(2), 120-129.
RNAO. (2014). Working with families to promote safe sleeping environments for infants 0-12 months of age. Retrieved from http://rnao.ca/sites/rnao-ca/files/PromoteSafeSleepForInfant.pdf
Rethinking SIDS Interview: http://www.npr.org/2011/07/15/137859024/rethinking-sids-many-deaths-no-longer-a-mystery?sc=tw&cc=share
Broussard, A., & Broussard, B. S. (2010). Teaching pregnant teens. Nursing for Women’s Health, 14(2), 104-111.
Maycock, B. et al. (2013). Education and support for fathers improves breastfeeding rates: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Human Lactation, 29(4), 484-490.
DVD: Physical Assessment of Newborn OR Jarvis on-line video- Head to Toe Exam of the Neonate (Ignore values of vitals, soother,& ring & Moro reflex is incorrect) https://proxy.library.upei.ca/login?url=http://resources.library.upei.ca/jarvis/
Askin, D. (2007). Physical assessment of the newborn. Part 1 of 2: Preparation through auscultation. Nursing for Women's Health, 11(3), 292-301.
Askin, D. (2007). Physical assessment of the newborn. Part 2 of 2: Inspection through palpation. Nursing for Women's Health, 11(3), 304-313.
Barlow & Ortolani Signs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imhI6PLtGLc
Newborn Assessment Pictures/Sounds: http://newborns.stanford.edu/photogallery
DVD: Gestational Age Assessment
Dodd, V. (1996). Gestational age assessment. Neonatal Network, 6(1), 27-35.
Newborn Screening Guidelines: www.maritimenewbornscreening.ca (pdf in Moodle)
CD: Nursing Assessment of the Postpartum Patient (Must be viewed on a Dell computer) OR http://youtube.ca/AzwTvcPmaqM
Mulherin, K., & Johnstone, M. (2015). Qualitative accounts of teenage and emerging adult women adjusting to motherhood. Journal of Infant & Reproductive Psychology, 33(4), 388-401.
Best Start: Recovery After Birth http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
DVD: Postpartum: From Pregnant to Parent
Mercer, R. (2006). Nursing support of the process of becoming a mother. JOGNN, 35(5), 649-651.
Chin, R. et al. (2011). Fathers’ experiences of their transition to fatherhood: A metasynthesis. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 29(1), 4-18.
Bryanton, J. et al. (2008). Predictors of early parenting self-efficacy: Results of a prospective cohort study. Nursing Research, 57(4), 252-259.
Clinton, J. et al. (2016). The importance of infant mental health. Paediatric Child Health, 23(5), 239-241.
Best Start: Transition to Parenthood http://www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca/
DVD: More Than Baby Blues: Unmasking Postpartum Blues
Parfitt, Y., & Ayers, S. (2014). Transition to parenthood and mental health in first-time parents. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(3), 263-273.
De Vito, J. (2010). How adolescent mothers feel about becoming a parent. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 19(2), 25-34.
Bishop, G., & Ault, C. (2011). Helping new moms & dads build happy families. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 26(2), 10-11, 18.
Daoud, N. et al. (2012). Prevalence of abuse and violence before, during, and after pregnancy in a national sample of Canadian women. American Journal of Public Health, 102(10), 1893-1901.
Kendall-Tackett, K. (2007). Violence against women and the perinatal period: The impact of lifetime violence and abuse on pregnancy, postpartum, and breastfeeding. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 8(3), 344-353.
Midmer, D. et al. (2004). Assessing antenatal psychosocial health: RCT of two versions of the ALPHA form. Canadian Family Physician, 50, 80-87.