December 20, 2021

Maternal Self-Efficacy Buffers the Effects of COVID-19-Related Experiences on Postpartum Parenting Stress

  • Hung-Chu Lin,
  • Paula L. Zeanah,
  • Amanda Koire,
  • Leena Mittal,
  • Carmina Erdei,
  • Cindy H. Liu
Published online: December 20, 2021
To examine the associations of maternal self-efficacy (MSE) and perceived social support with parenting stress during the postpartum period during the COVID-19 pandemic and whether these two psychosocial factors account for variance in parenting stress in addition to the effects of COVID-19-related experiences and sociodemographic factors.

December 15, 2021

How Much Glucose Is in the Gel Used to Treat Neonatal Hypoglycemia?

  • Karen Stanzo,
  • Vivek Kumar,
  • Arpitha Chiruvolu,
  • Daisha J. Cipher
Published online: December 15, 2021
Glucose was not uniformly distributed within tubes of Glutose 15 and Insta-Glucose, two glucose gels commonly used to treat neonatal hypoglycemia in the United States.

December 13, 2021

Scoping Review of Best Practice Guidelines for Care in the Labor and Birth Setting of Pregnant Women Who Use Methamphetamines

  • Kristen Gulbransen,
  • Kellie Thiessen,
  • Joel Pidutti,
  • Heather Watson,
  • Janice Winkler
Published online: December 13, 2021
Open Access
Broad clinical recommendations for pregnant woman who use substances in the labor and birth setting exist; however, few delineate a safe, dignified, and compassionate care approach.

November 26, 2021

Systematic Review of Lifestyle Interventions for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

  • Shuyuan Huang,
  • Cherlie Magny-Normilus,
  • Erin McMahon,
  • Robin Whittemore
Published online: November 26, 2021
Lifestyle interventions to reduce risks associated with gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnancy and the postpartum period may improve behavioral, weight, and glucose-related outcomes.

November 15, 2021

Early Postpartum Patterns of Breastfeeding Exclusivity and Perceived Insufficient Milk by Prepregnancy Body Mass Index

  • Rachel Renee Dieterich,
  • Susan Sereika,
  • Jill Demirci
Published online: November 15, 2021
Breastfeeding exclusivity and perceived insufficient milk remained consistent among participants who intended to breastfeed; there was not a clear association with prepregnancy body mass index.