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What do certified nurse-midwives believe? Measuring CNM attitudes towards planned home birth (abstract)

2009    Vedam S, Stoll K, Schummers L.  What do certified nurse-midwives believe? Measuring CNM attitudes towards planned home birth (abstract). Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 54(5): 425. Abstract   Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate a Provider Attitude towards Planned Home Birth scale (PAPHB), and to explore correlates and predictors of […]

Nurse-midwives’ experiences with planned home birth: Impact on attitudes and practice

2009    Vedam S, Stoll K, Aaker J, White S, Schummers L. (2009). Nurse-midwives’ experiences with planned home birth: Impact on attitudes and practice. Birth, 34(4): 274-282.  Abstract   Background: Health care providers’ attitudes toward maternity care options influence the nature of informed decision-making discussions and patient choice. A woman’s choice of birth site may […]

Obstetrician, family physician, or midwife: Preferences of the next generation of maternity care consumers

2012    Fairbrother N, Stoll K, Schummers L, Carty E. (2012). Obstetrician, family physician, or midwife: Preferences of the next generation of maternity care consumers. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research & Practice; Accepted November, 2011; in press. Abstract   Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify the views of a cohort of Canadian university […]

A comparison of visits and practices of nurse-midwives and obstetrician-gynecologists in ambulatory care settings

2000    Paine LL, Johnson TRB, Lang JM, Gagnon D, Declercq ER, DeJoseph JF, Scupholme A, Strobino D. Ross A. (2000). A comparison of visits and practices of nurse-midwives and obstetrician-gynecologists in ambulatory care settings. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 45(1): 37-44. Abstract   With more than 5 million patient visits annually, certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) […]