I have seen many opinions lately on the certification of birth workers. Some understand the reasons certification is required and others rebel against the notion. So why certify?
This article discusses the current knowledge regarding congenital clubfoot, including basic pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and the nurse’s role regarding care for parents.
ICEA in partnership with Lactation Education Resources (LER) value evidence based information on breastfeeding and lactation. When you take a course from LER and use the code ICEA2019, 10% of your cost will be credited to ICEA.
Just last week, The New York Times published a commentary by Allison Yarrow entitled “One Hospital’s Plan to Reduce C-sections: Communicate.” The article describes the role communication plays in reducing the cesarean birth rate. Let’s talk about this concept of communication.
Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for August 2019, and we hope you can join them.
Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for July 2019, and we hope you can join them.
The Journal has been an integral part of ICEA for many years. It has been an excellent resource for certified professionals and the health community. With that in mind, we have been hearing for some time that most of our certified professionals are currently accessing evidence-based information from other sources.
Words are important. They frame concepts and shape our ideas. How we think is often influenced by the words we use. With that in mind I would like to consider two overlapping concepts often used in healthcare.
Care providers must be proactive in identifying and promoting support for all mothers, especially those with physical disabilities. Parents with disabilities use a variety of opportunities to promote child welfare through alternate forms of care.
Intellectual disabilities and other mental disorders in children are serious health problems and occur in all countries. They result in profound challenges for learning and adaptive behavior and generally require professional services and treatment.
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.