National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects (1970: Washington, DC). 1970. Position papers of the National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects, January 5, 6, 7, 1970, Washington, D.C.. [Omaha, NE: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology?], 110 pp.
Annotation: This publication presents position papers about maternity and infant care reflecting the needs and problems as seen by the federally-supported Maternity and Infant Care Projects. The goal was to make recommendations leading to improvement in the quality and standards of services rendered by the projects and to establish priorities for future planning. Topics include administrative structure and responsibilities; what physicians are available for maternity care; manpower for professional and community health; records and reporting; program evaluation; responsibility of departments of obstetrics and pediatrics to the community and to health departments; initiation of contraception before hospital discharge; delivery of prenatal services; delivery of dental services; patient education; family planning, obstetric anesthesia, and intensive care of the intrauterine fetus and newborn; relationships between obstetrics and pediatrics; and pediatric responsibility for the at risk and not at risk infant.
Keywords: Anesthesia, Communities, Contraception, Dental care, Employment, Family planning, Infant care, Maternity and Infant Care Projects, Neonatal intensive care, Obstetrical care, Obstetrics, Patient education, Pediatrics, Physicians, Prenatal care, Program evaluation, Public health agencies, Records, Reports, State MCH programs