The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI): An Early Cross-Sectional Analysis of PRAMS Phase 8 Data on Hospital Practices and Breastfeeding Outcomes in Utah and Wyoming

Abstract Introduction: Breastfeeding has immediate and long-term benefits for both maternal and child health.  This study examines the association between Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) experiences and breastfeeding outcomes in the Mountain West region. Methods: A cross-sectional (retrospective secondary data analysis) was performed using the 2016 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data. The participants were …

The Association Between Preconception Body Mass Index and Subfertility Among Hispanic and non-Hispanic Women: A Cross-Sectional Study from Utah’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey (2012–2015)

Abstract Objective: To investigate the association between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and subfertility within a population-based cohort, exploring Hispanic ethnicity as a potential effect modifier. Methods: We used cross-sectional study data from the Utah Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System from 2012–2015. Relationships between maternal pre-pregnancy BMI and subfertility were evaluated via Poisson regression models …

Implementing Routine Screening for Postpartum PTSD

Title: Implementing Routine Screening for Postpartum PTSDPresenter: Sara Webb, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, University of Utah College of NursingProject Chair: Scott Christensen, MBA, DNP, University of Utah College of NursingDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Providers are invested in screening for postpartum PTSD to improve identification and treatment. Implementing routine screening is feasible and effective as long as key barriers are addressed.  Keywords/Main Subjects: Postpartum …

Breastfeeding Education for Nurses in Rural Rwanda

Title: Breastfeeding Education for Nurses in Rural RwandaPresenter: Jennifer McCullough, DNP, RN, BSN; University of Utah College of NursingFaculty Sponsor: Debra Penney, CNM, MPH, PhD, University of UtahDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Nurses at a district hospital in rural Rwanda demonstrated increased breastfeeding knowledge and skills after receiving education through various practical methodsKeywords/Main Subjects: Education, breastfeeding, rural healthcare, Rwanda, nursingCopyright: copyright Jennifer McCullough …

Impact of Implementation of Chemoprophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Cesarean Delivery

Title: Impact of Implementation of Chemoprophylaxis for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Cesarean DeliveryPresenter: Alexis G Bridges, DOContributors: Torri Metz, MD (University of Utah); Amanda Allshouse, MS (University of Utah); Ann Bruno, MD (University of Utah)Faculty Sponsor: Brett Einerson, MD (University of Utah)Date: 5/14/20Brief Description: VTE prevention protocol increases rate of chemoprophylaxis use in high-risk women undergoing cesarean delivery without …

Does Prostaglandin Use Affect Mode of Delivery in SGA vs Non-SGA Neonates?

Title: Does Prostaglandin Use Affect Mode of Delivery in SGA vs Non-SGA Neonates?Presenter: Alexis G Bridges, DO; University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Intermountain Healthcare Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyContributors: Amanda A Allshouse, MS (University of Utah); Dana R Canfield, MD (University of Utah, Intermountain Healthcare); Bryan W Grover, BS (University of Utah); Shannon L Son, …

Evidence-Based Clinical Care for Midlife Women: What Do Research and Clinical Guidelines Tell Us?

Title: Evidence-Based Clinical Care for Midlife Women: What Do Research and Clinical Guidelines Tell Us?Presenter: Marjorie Jenkins, MD, MEdHP, FACP, University of South CarolinaDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Examining sex-based research and clinical guidelines for evidence-based care for mid-life womenKeywords/Main Subjects: Evidence-based medicine, clinical care, midlife women, research guidelines, clinical guidelinesCopyright: copyright Marjorie Jenkins ©2020Contact: mjenkins@greenvillemed.sc.edu References: How …

Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Across Borders

Title: Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Across BordersPresenter: Annie Fukushima, PhD, University of UtahDate: 5/14/20Brief Description: Discussing gendered violence across various types of bordersKeywords/Main Subjects: Borders, gender-based violence, domestic violenceCopyright: copyright Annie Fukushima ©2020Contact: a.fukushima@utah.edu References: Website – anniefukushima.com Migrant Crossings – https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=29061

Assessing Residents’ Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge, Confidence, and Self-Efficacy: A Novel Simulated Patient Workshop

Title: Assessing Residents’ Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge, Confidence, and Self-Efficacy: A Novel Simulated Patient WorkshopPresenter: Jennifer Kaiser, MD, University of Utah Division of Family Planning; Alyson Shinn, DO, University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Ocean Candler, BS, Planned Parenthood Associated of UtahContributors: A. Sheinberg (Planned Parenthood Associated of Utah), J. Sanders (University …