Posts Tagged ‘Midwifery’
“Call the Midwife” and VUSN bloggers return this Sunday on NPT
March 15, 2023
“Call the Midwife” is back for season 12 this Sunday at 7 p.m. central on Nashville Public Television. The Vanderbilt School of Nursing blogging midwives will also be back to share insight and comments on the program and how it relates to what they see as real-life midwives. VUSN Instructor Hannah Diaz, MSN’09, CNM, and…
Hannah Proctor to lead Vanderbilt’s strengthened support for reproductive health and parenting
September 1, 2022
Vanderbilt has named Hannah Proctor, MSN’16, to the new role of reproductive health and parenting resource coordinator for the university community. Proctor has been part of the VUSN/Vanderbilt COVID response effort since early in the pandemic. She is a certified nurse-midwife, and will be the first point of contact for pregnant individuals and parents who may need assistance and support. She will be available to help faculty, students, staff and postdoctoral scholars.
Vanderbilt, UNC and Duke nurse-midwives join forces to reduce Black maternal health risks
June 27, 2022
Nurse-midwives and educators from three prominent research universities have teamed up to improve pregnancy outcomes in Black communities by providing specialized training for doulas, persons who support birthing mothers and families through the entire process of childbirth. Doulas offer emotional and informational support for pregnant persons and their families.
“Call the Midwife” returns Sunday with post-episode blogs from Vanderbilt School of Nursing Nurse-Midwives
March 18, 2022
The new season of Nashville Public Television’s hit show, Call the Midwife, starts this Sunday—and as they have since the series came to NPT in 2013, Vanderbilt School of Nursing nurse-midwives are ready to share their insights and experiences in post-episode blogs.
Nitrous oxide makes a comeback
February 13, 2017
In 2014 Nicole Dutcher delivered her first child using natural childbirth. She was passionate about trying it again with her second pregnancy. But one thing stood in the way — her memory.
Top 10 misconceptions about nitrous oxide in labor
February 13, 2017
Nitrous oxide makes you laugh (hence the nickname “laughing gas”). Because nitrous oxide decreases anxiety, it puts women more at ease and they may be more talkative and relaxed — but don’t count on side-splitting laughter. Nitrous oxide is offered at many hospitals and birth centers.