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Healthy Mom&Baby is published by the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) in partnership with Maitland Warne. Copyright (c) AWHONN 2015; All Rights Reserved.

The nurses of AWHONN invite moms to conversation with their nurses for the best possible pregnancy outcomes in their Healthy Mom&Baby magazine. Entirely free online and available from nurses as a print magazine form, Healthy Mom&Baby is expert-authored patient information that pregnant and new moms can trust and act on because it’s written for them by nurses. Online at www.Health4Mom.org, women will find videos, articles, Ask Our Nurses questions and answers and other education from preconception care and early pregnancy to choosing a pregnancy-friendly and baby-friendly healthcare provider and birthing facility for best outcomes. The nurses of AWHONN provide information on nutrition, exercise, breastfeeding, immunizations and other important health topics, and the most current issues of the magazine are available in the Magazine Zone at the site in a flipbook format to read.

 Healthy Mom&Baby:

Is written for the 6 million women trying to conceive in the U.S. plus the 4 million women that get pregnant and give birth each year.

  • Is handed to moms and moms-to-be by their trusted AWHONN nurse.
  • Provides the latest research and evidence-based advice that women can trust and act on for their own health, and their baby’s health.
  • Educates before pregnancy, through each trimester, labor and including post-birth care.
  • Engages women during routine health exams and prenatal care when they’re most open to health advice.

“As a nurse practitioner who cares for families with various reading abilities, I know I can count on Healthy Mom&Baby to provide all of them with information that is evidence-based, timely, and easy to understand,” said Michele Savin, MSN, NNP-BC, a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in Wilmington, DE.

The most recent issue highlights AWHONN’s “Don’t Rush Me . . . Go The Full 40” weeks of pregnancy campaign, and serves as a mini pregnancy primer with healthy conception, pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and childcare articles that take moms through the most important topics in pregnancy. Just go to our Magazine Zone at http://www.health4mom.org/hmb-magazine to read this and other issues. Nurses and other healthcare providers who would like to receive shipments of Healthy Mom&Baby magazine for their care setting can do so by creating an account and requesting magazines at http://www.health4mom.org/nurses/. AWHONN members get priority on the number of copies available each quarter so be sure to put your AWHONN member number in where requested; otherwise, leave that field blank and you’ll receive copies on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nurses who share Healthy Mom&Baby with their patients consider it vital for their decision-making: “With the push toward evidence-based practice in maternity care, Healthy Mom&Baby provides nurses and other healthcare providers with essential patient education for parents and families. The easy-to-read, timely and clinically accurate information in the magazine, iPad app and website gives quick access is vital in helping moms make informed choices,” said –Helen Hurst, DNP, RNC-OB, APR N-CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife & Professor of Nursing in Lafayette, LA.

Want to learn more? Contact AWHONN Director of Publications Carolyn Davis Cockey, MLS, at carolyndc@awhonn.org or directly at 877-377-5326.



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