AWHONN Maryland Section Journal Club

We meet by Zoom from 7-8pm on scheduled dates to discuss articles from AWHONN’s journals: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN) and Nursing for Women’s Health (NWH). Access to these journals is free to current AWHONN members. Selection of next month’s article rotates among attendees. Please contact section leadership with any questions:








Topic: MD Section Journal Club
Time: Nov 11, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Upcoming articles:

11/11/21 @ 7pm: 

McCloud, M., & Barroso, J. (2021). Experiences of Pregnant Women with Obesity.  Nursing for Women’s Health, 25 (3), 179-186.

Past articles:

6/3/21:  Continuous Labor Support

Page, K., Early, A., & Breman, R. (2021). Improving Nurse Self-Efficacy and Increasing Continuous Labor Support with the Promoting Comfort in Labor Safety Bundle, JOGNN, 50(3), 316-321.

5/6/21: COVID-19 and Maternal Mental Health

Goyal, D. & Selix, N. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 on Maternal Mental Health. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. Online ahead of print. 

2/4/21: Duration of the Second Stage of Labor

Grantz, K., Sundaram, R., Ma, L., Hinkle, S., Berghella, V., Hoffman, M., Reddy, U. (2018). Reassessing the Duration of the Second Stage of Labor in Relation to Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 131(2), 345-353.

1/7/21: Predicting Postpartum Hemorrhage

Erickson, E. & Carlson, N. (2020). Predicting Postpartum Hemorrhage After Low-Risk Vaginal Birth by Labor Characteristics and Oxytocin Administration. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 49(6), 549-563.

12/3/20: Reduction of Post-Op Opioid Utilization

Burgess, A., Harris, A., Wheeling, J. & Dermo, R. (2019). A Multi-Modal Strategy to Improve Comfort and Reduce Opioid Utilization Post Cesarean Section.  MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing,44(5), 250-259.doi:10.1097/NMC.000000000000549

Plus, listen to the podcast by Dr. Burgess and Ms. Harris here

11/5/20: Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis Calculator

Bridges, M., Pesek, E., McRae, M., & Chabra, S. (2019). Use of an early onset-sepsis calculator to decrease unnecessary NICU admissions and increase exclusive breastfeeding. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 48(3), 372-382.

10/1/20: Health Equity

Case study/commentary: Lathrop, B. (2020). Moving Toward Health Equity by Addressing Social Determinants of Health. Nursing for Women’s Health, 24(1), 36-44.

9/3/20:  Telemedicine
  1. Editorial:  Brucker, M. (2018). Becoming a discerning user of health-related mobile apps. Nursing for Women’s Health, 22(1), 10.
  2. Research Article: Connor, K., Wambuch, K., Baird, M. (2018). Descriptive, qualitative study of women who use mobile health applications to obtain perinatal health information. JOGNN, 47(6), 728-737.
8/6/20:  A Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week
  1. Research Article: Warren et al. (2020). Effects of delayed newborn bathing on breastfeeding, hypothermia, and hypoglycemia. JOGNN, 49(2), 181-189.