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  1. Which states are CNMs permitted to do homebirths?
    Midwifery Today? Really? There is really nothing academic, rigorous or evidence-based that comes from Midwifery Today. The author's description of how to assess maternal/fetal well being in...
    May 2
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Which states are CNMs permitted to do homebirths?
    "Planned home birth with a trained attendant is as safe or safer than hospital birth. Even safer for VBACs I'd contend, due to hospitals' refusal to stop using pitocin and even misoprostol on women...
    May 2
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Which states are CNMs permitted to do homebirths?
    Not sure why my link didn't work. The Cheyney study is available for free to the public at the JMWH website. Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The Midwives...
    May 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Which states are CNMs permitted to do homebirths?
    403 Forbidden I encourage everyone who cites this study claiming it shows evidence of parity of outcomes between hospital birth and out-of-hospital birth to actually read the study. But I was...
    May 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Which states are CNMs permitted to do homebirths?
    citation?
    May 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. L&D gals
    "Why bring 10-16 people with you if you're not even sure you're in labor yet..." Oh yeah, that. I've also seen crowds show up, order take-out, and hang around with prime who's being ripened with a...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. L&D gals
    Everyone and their neighbor and their cousin and their boyfriend's sister can be there. And I've counted 18 in a labor room. It gets crowded. I'll shoo people out if mom doesn't want them there,...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. CNM program without L&D experience?
    Yes. It's just that there is a lot to learn after you've become credentialed, licensed and assumed the role of the provider. Having years of nursing experience is valuable - even if it's not...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  9. If admitted to a CNM program(or graduated) what were your stats?
    Just a note: I found that it was much easier to get admitted to CNM programs than it was to get a L&D position as an RN. And, when I thought about it - graduate schools are looking to make money...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  10. CNM program without L&D experience?
    >My question is, IS it really not necessary? For some programs - it IS really not necessary. SNMs graduate without ever having worked as a nurse or an OB nurse. This happens. So, for the degree...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Future CNM Student Looking for Advice
    I think I misunderstood your first question - You are in a Master's entry RN program... correct? And then you would continue on to complete a nurse-midwifery program. You may have an interesting...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. Future CNM Student Looking for Advice
    My questions: 1) Is it worth it to get a DNP right away or should I wait? Does the state you want to work in require DNP? (hint: the answer is no) Do potential employers require the DNP? 2)...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. CRNA looking for conference
    Googling "perinatal conference" brings up a whole bunch of links to regional conferences. You might want to start there. NYSPA Conference FPQC Fourth Annual Conference - Florida Perinatal...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  14. CRNA looking for conference
    The Professional Education Center offers some OB-focused seminars around the country: https://www.proedcenter.com/ Also check out AWHONN, ACNM, ACOG conferences.... I get a whole bunch of...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. FNU Bridge Program
    If you are June Frontier Bound, you will start classes summer term - which is early July. Look on the FNU calendar.
    Apr 18
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. CNM Burnout
    I know more than one midwife who has burnt out. My anecdotal report doesn't really mean anything. I've spoken to midwives who haven't burnt out YET, but struggle to keep working in their jobs -...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  17. totally missed vaginal exam
    There's that too! I've recently had a couple patients zip along from 2cm to baby out in less than an hour (multips). I even told the doctor "There's no way she's delivering my shift." Tight,...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. RN-MSN, MSN, CNM, CPM, What to do??
    If you have an associate's degree, you can apply to Frontier's ADN- MSN/DNP program. This is known as the "Bridge Program" and allows nurses without Bachelor's degrees to start working on their...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. How often do midwives deliver babies?
    The answer completely depends on the practice and the volume of births at your site. There are midwives who work in large group practices and who catch multiple babies per call shift - and manage...
    Mar 22
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. Bedside report in labor and delivery
    I LOVE bedside report. It makes me a better nurse. Particularly with patients who are complicated or challenging - before report I have to ask myself "How do we talk about this patient in front of...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Private office
    I make $6 less per hour in clinic than I do at the hospital. But, as you know, at the clinic I will never be working evenings, overnights, holidays, weekends.... I can go days or weeks without...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. CNM student
    From someone who had to be talked into taking an L&D position by a CNM friend of mine, I'll recommend taking the L&D job. I have love/hate moments working in L&D - and in a hospital system with no...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  23. Frontier vs Georgetown CNM
    Your candor is refreshing. No program should be immune to criticism. I think you have valid criticisms.
    Mar 11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. FHR: Is mom big or is baby down?
    I had to think about this question for a little bit before responding. The answer is, there is no hard and fast answer. There are times I have a low-risk, active, moving, ambulatory mother in...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Frontier University
    I work part-time and am enrolled at FNU part-time. This is doable. I am busy - every free moment is used to catch up on reading and assignments - but this is doable. I anticipate having to go to PRN...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)


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