The Role of the Prenatal Nurse

Prenatal nurses work closely with the mother throughout pregnancy, assisting with prenatal and post-baby care. They aid in teaching the importance of incorporating healthy habits and providing resources needed before and after. The prenatal nurse also helps expectant mothers avoid and recognize any issues that may occur early, during and after birth. For more information…

The Importance of Prenatal Care

Scheduling pre-pregnancy and prenatal care appointments is essential, as they help prevent complications that may arise once a woman becomes pregnant. During this time, she should schedule regular visits to monitor both the mother’s and the baby’s health for a successful outcome. Postpartum care is also necessary because this is a period where emotional health…

Culturally Competent Care

As a maternal patient, it is important to know whether your provider is focusing on delivering culturally competent, patient center care. If you are facing some of the key obstacles to care for patients in underserved populations, such as lack of transportation, employment, and physical and social environment, it can significantly affect the outcome of…