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Serving women in need: Nurse-midwifery practice in the United States

2001    Declercq ER, Williams DR, Koontz AM, Paine LL, Streit EL, McCloskey L. (2001). Serving women in need: Nurse-midwifery practice in the United States. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 46(1): 11-16. Abstract   Objective: Nurse-midwifery practices in the United States were examined to study the relationship between certified nurse-midwives’ (CNMs) demographic, work setting, […]

A comparison of two time intervals for the auscultated acceleration test

2001    Paine LL, Zanardi LR, Johnson TRB, Rorie JL, Barger MK. (2001). A comparison of two time intervals for the auscultated acceleration test. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 46(2): 98-102. Abstract   Objective: Interest in an inexpensive, easy-to-administer antenatal screening test that did not rely on the use of electronic fetal monitoring led to […]

Midwifery care: Women’s experiences, hopes and reflections

1999    Breitkreiz L, Ellis C, Hanson C, Moon M (1999). Midwifery care: Women’s experiences, hopes and reflections. Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence: Winnipeg, MB. Abstract   Documents women’s experiences with midwifery. Provides recommendations to policy makers regarding the implementation of midwifery. [Available here]

“Here it is not like at home”: Cross-cultural competencies for midwives

2008    Ellis C. (2008). “Here it is not like at home”: Cross-cultural competencies for midwives. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice, 7(3).  Abstract   Cross-cultural competence in midwifery practice is an important skill when caring for childbearing women from different cultural backgrounds. Cross-cultural competence has many definitions and technical, professional, and personal skills vary […]