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Maternal-Child Nursing

Definition: The nursing specialty that deals with the care of women throughout their pregnancy and childbirth and the care of their newborn children.
Notes: SPEC: SPEC qualif; nurs of pregnant women & their newborn infants: do not confuse with PEDIATRIC NURSING, nurs of only infants & children; NEONATAL NURSING & OBSTETRICAL NURSING are available; check also tags PREGNANCY & INFANT, NEWBORN; DF: MATERNAL CHIL
Also Called: Nursing, Maternity

Maternal-Child Nursing Categories.
Neonatal Nursing - The nursing specialty that deals with the care of newborn infants during the first four weeks after birth.

Maternal-Child Nursing Definitions and Terms

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