Read as many books as you can. Stay up-to-date with new information through articles and journals. Subscribe to these resources. Seek to continue learning always.
I have the following categories.
Scholarly research engines
www.ebscohost.com This is free through my college and free through some libraries. Check your college or your local libraries. I have found this resource very helpful.
Karger Open Access
PubMed Clinical Queries
Scholar google Health and Medical Sciences
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Wiley Online Library
Also www.perinatology.com has a search engine providing information from several resources.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Nursing Open, Wiley Online
The Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA)
The New England Journal of Medicine
OMICS International (over 700 open access journals)
Journals specific to women’s health and maternal-infant care
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
www.ajog.org has some free articles
BioMed Central’s women’s health journal
BioMed Centrals’ pregnancy and childbirth journal
Birth: issues in perinatal care
Also search articles from this journal here.
Gynecology and Obstetrics (Open Access)
International Breastfeeding Journal
http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/journal.aspx (not all articles are free)
Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing
Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health (Open Access)
Journal of Women’s Health Care (Open Access)
Nursing for Women’s Health
Science Daily – pregnancy and childbirth
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Center for Disease Control
The FDA has a section for health professionals
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
The U.S. National Institutes of Health
The U.S. National Institutes of Health runs a website for clinical trials https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/home
The World Health Organization
Organizations, regarding women’s health and maternal-infant care
American Academy of Pediatrics
Assocation of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
The American College of Nurse-Midwives
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
The National Perinatal Association
The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Birth by the Numbers
Evidence Based Birth
OB Gyn News (a newspaper for OB/GYNs)
Peristats by March of Dimes
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