June 2009

Canadian Nurse Journal June 2009
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June 2009 Promising Practices  Comments

Program helps in early identification and treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

There are about 15,500 births per year in Calgary, and early discharge of mothers and babies is the norm: 25 per cent of women who have had vaginal births are discharged within 24 hours of delivery; an additional 60 per cent are discharged between 24 and 48 hours after delivery. Sixty-six per cent...

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June 2009 Peer-Reviewed Feature  Comments

Waiting to be weighed: A pilot study of the effect of delayed newborn weighing on breastfeeding outcome

ABSTRACT Although breastfeeding initiation rates are rising in Canada, rates of continued breastfeeding remain far below international recommendations. Two factors that can have a positive influence on breastfeeding outcomes are maternal confidence and support and education provided by public...

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