This site provides all of the resources and guidelines for implentation and accreditation as a baby friendly hospital. Includes evidence based care of the newborn and promotion of the transition for the newborn to breastfeeding. Templates for Protocols and Procedures, 3rd Edition (AWHONN)
This resource is designed to assist nurse managers and other administrators of labor and delivery, mother-baby, and normal newborn nurseries to develop policies and procedures, clinical pathways, patient care guidelines, and sample orders for labor and delivery, mother-baby, and normal newborn nurseries.Where Midwives Work ACNM Issue Brief
Service Directors Network assists with starting or strengthening midwifery services. ACNM Issue Brief, May 2012.Quality Patient Care in Labor and Delivery: A Call to Action
Link to the PDF download of this joint statement issued by leading maternity care professional organizations addresses the critical elements that are necessary to promote safe, quality care. Published by ACNM. Administrative Manual for Midwifery Practices (MBN1)
This manual provides detailed information for the management of midwifery services and practices in any setting, including staffing, productivity and billing information. Published by the Midwifery Business Network (MBN).Guidelines for Professional Registered Nurse Staffing on Perinatal Units (AWHONN)
These comprehensive Guidelines reflect the increased complexity of today's perinatal settings and detail the effects of change and trends in perinatal care on nursing care and workloads. The goal is to promote a safe environment and allow perinatal RNs to spend more time caring for mothers and babies.OB and Nurse–Midwife Collaboration: Successful Public Health-Private Practice Partnership (AWHONN)
Abstract evaluating eollaborative models incorporating midwife-led care, from AWHONN.