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Share With Women


Share With Women is a series of health care articles from the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, written for consumers.

This educational series can be copied and distributed without permission, and you are encouraged to print and share these handouts. A CD containing the Share With Women collection is available for purchase at ShopACNM. If you have questions or concerns, please e-mail JMWH.

Several Share With Women handouts have been translated into Spanish and are available below. The Spanish version can be found just below the English version. In addition, the entire collection of Spanish handouts is at the bottom of this page.

The Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (JMWH) is the official journal of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. This peer-reviewed journal presents new research and current knowledge across a broad range of clinical and interdisciplinary topics including maternity care, gynecology, primary care for women and newborns, public health, health care policy, and global health. With a focus on evidence-based practice, JMWH is dedicated to improving the health care of women throughout their lifespan and promoting excellence in midwifery.

Select the name of the handout to download the article.

Midwifery

What is a Midwife (Volume 51, Number 5) 
    ¿Qué Es Una Partera? (Volume 55, Number 1)  


Primary Health Care

Planning Your Family: Developing a Reproductive Life Plan (Volume 56, Number 5)
Get Moving!
(Volume 48, Number 6)
Hepatitis C (Volume 50, Number 4)
Immunizations for Adults (Volume 52, Number 2)
Intimate Partner Violence (Volume 53, Number 6)
    Violencia de Pareja (Volume 55, Number 5)
Oral Health: Keeping Your Mouth Clean and Happy (Volume 56, Number 2)
Osteoporosis (Volume 48, Number 1)
Smoking and Women's Health: Tips on Why and How to Quit (Volume 56, Number 1)
Staying Healthy on a Vegetarian Diet (Volume 53, Number 1)
Swine Flu (Volume 54, Number 4)
Taking Care of Your Health (Volume 51, Number 3)
Urinary Tract Infections (Volume 50, Number 6)
Vitamin D (Volume 56, Number 4)

Gynecology

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (Volume 55, Number 2)
Bacterial Vaginosis (Volume 56, Number 6)
   La Vaginosis Bacteriana (Volume 58, Issue 5)
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (Volume 58, Issue 5)
Genital Warts (Volume 49, Number 1)
Genital Herpes (Volume 58, Issue 5)
HPV, Cervical Cancer, and You (Volume 53, Number 3) 
     HPV y El Cancer Cervical (Volume 58, Number 2)
Infertility (Volume 56, Number 5)
Menopause—What's It All About? (Volume 55, Number 1) 
Menstrual Suppression: Choosing Not to Have Your Period (Volume 57, Number 6)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Volume 55, Number 5)
Sexual Health and Sexual Dysfunction (Volume 55, Number 4)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Volume 48, Number 2)
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (Volume 58, Number 5)
   Infecciones de Transmision Sexual (ITS) (Volume 58, Number 5)
Vulvar Care (Volume 57, Number 3)
Vulvodynia (Volume 57, Number 3)
Vulvovaginal Candidasis (Volume 55, Number 3)


Contraception

Emergency Contraception (Volume 57, Number 6)
Intrauterine Devices (Volume 53, Number 5)
    Dispositivos Intrauterinos (Volume 55, Number 5)
Natural Family Planning (Volume 51, Number 6)


Pregnancy

Back Pain During Pregnancy (Volume 50, Number 5)
Dental Care in Pregnancy (Volume 59, Number 1)
Depression and Use of SSRI Medications During Pregnancy (Volume 56, Number 3)
Early Termination of Pregnancy (Volume 54, Number 1)
Eating Safely During Pregnancy (Volume 55, Number 6)
    Alimentación Saludable Durante El Embarazo (Volume 55, Number 1)
Environmental Hazards During Pregnancy (Volume 51, Number 1)
    Peligros Del Medio Ambiente Durante El Embarazo (Volume 55, Number 1)
Exercise in Pregnancy (Volume 59, Number 4)
Folic Acid - What's It All About? (Volume 54, Number 6)
Gestational Diabetes (Volume 51, Number 2)
Gestational Diabetes: What Happens After My Baby Is Born? (Volume 58, Number  1)
Group B Strep in Pregnancy (Volume 47, Number 6)
Miscarriage (Volume 58, Number 4)
Nausea & Vomiting During Pregnancy (Volume 51, Number 4)
    Náuseas Y Vómitos Durante El Embarazo (Volume 55, Number 1)
Omega-3 Fatty Acids During Pregnancy (Volume 55, Number 6)
Perineal Massage in Pregnancy (Volume 50, Number 1)
Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery (Volume 55, Number 6)
Prenatal Tests for Birth Defects (Volume 49, Number 3)
Prenatal Tests for Down Syndrome (Volume 50, Number 3)
    Pruebas Prenatales Para Detectar El Síndrome De Down (Volume 5, Number 1)
Rh-Negative Blood Type and Pregnancy (Volume 58, Number 6)
Stripping Membranes (Volume 54, Number 3)
Taking Good Care of Yourself While You are Pregnant (Volume 54, Number 6)
    El Buen Autocuidado Durante El Embarazo (Volume 58, Number 4)
Taking Medicine During Pregnancy (Volume 52, Number 1)
Tuberculosis and Pregnancy (Volume 52, Number 4)
Unplanned Pregnancy: What Should I Do? (Volume 57, Number 5)
Weight Gain During Pregnancy (Volume 55, Number 6)
   El Aumento De Peso Durante El Embarazo (Volume 56, Number 4)
Women of Size and Pregnancy (Volume 54, Number 2)
Writing a Birth Plan (Volume 59, Number 2)

Labor and Birth

Am I In Labor? (Volume 48, Number 4)
   ¿Estoy en Labor de Parto? (Volume 59, Number 4)
Emergency Preparedness for Birth (Volume 56, Number 2)
Choosing Where to Have Your Baby (Volume 54, Number 5) 
Cord Blood Banking - What's it All About (Volume 53, Number 2) 
Epidural Analgesia (Volume 52, Number 3)
   El Bloqueo Epidural (Volume 55, Number 1) 
Induction of Labor (Volume 53, Number 4)
   Parto Inducido (Volume 58, Number 1)
Nitrous Oxide for Pain Relief in Labor (Volume 58, Number 6)
Pain During Childbirth (Volume 49, Number 6)
   El Dolor Durante el Trabajo de Parto (Volume 58, Number 2)
Preventing Cesarean Birth (Volume 57, Number 4)
Second Stage of Labor: Pushing  Your Baby Out (Volume 57, Number 1)
Should I Have a Cesarean Section? (Volume 49, Number 2)
   ¿Debo Tener una Cesárea? (Volume 58, Number 4)
Using Water for Labor and Birth (Volume 59, Number 3)
When Does the Bag of Waters Break? (Volume 49, Number 5) 

Postpartum

Caring for Your Perineum After You Give Birth (Volume 58, Number 6)
Postpartum Depression (Volume 58, Number 6)
Motherhood: The Early Days (Volume 54, Number 4) 
    Maternidad: Los Primeros Dios (Volume 58, Number 4)

Newborn Care

Circumcision (Volume 52, Number 5)
Newborn Screening and Hearing Test (Volume 56, Number 4)
Preventing Pertussis (Whooping Cough) (Volume 58, Number 3)
Promoting Skin-to-Skin Contact (Volume 58, Number 3)
Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth (Volume 58, Number 2)

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and Birth Control (Volume 57, Number 2)
    La Lactancia Materna y la Planificacion Familiar (Volume 59, Number 1)
Breastfeeding and Working (Volume 58, Number 6)
Bringing Your Baby to Breast: Positioning and Latch (Volume 52, Number 6)
    Poniendose A Su Bebé Al Pecho: Posición Y La Prendida Del Pecho (Volume 55, Number 5)
What to Expect in the Early Days of Breastfeeding (Volume 52, Number 6)
    Que Esperar En Los Primeros Días De Amamantar (Volume 55, Number 5)


Spanish SWW in alphabetical order

Alimentación Saludable Durante El Embarazo (Volume 55, Number 1)
¿Debo Tener una Cesárea? (Volume 58, Number 4)
El Aumento De Peso Durante El Embarazo (Volume 56, Number 4)
El Bloqueo Epidural (Volume 55, Number 1)
El Buen Autocuidado Durante El Embarazo (Volume 58, Number 4)
El Dolor Durante el Trabajo de Parto (Volume 58, Number 2)
¿Estoy en Labor de Parto? (Volume 59, Number 4)
HPV y El Cancer Cervical (Volume 58, Number 2)
Infecciones de Transmision Sexual (ITS) (Volume 58, Number 5)
La Lactancia Materna y la Planificacion Familiar (Volume 59, Number 1)
La Vaginosis Bacteriana (Volume 58, Issue 5)
Maternidad: Los Primeros Dios (Volume 58, Number 4)
Náuseas Y Vómitos Durante El Embarazo (Volume 55, Number 1)
Parto Inducido (Volume 58, Number 1)
Peligros Del Medio Ambiente Durante El Embarazo (Volume 55, Number 1)
Pruebas Prenatales Para Detectar El Síndrome De Down (Volume 5, Number 1)
¿Qué Es Una Partera? (Volume 55, Number 1)
Que Esperar En Los Primeros Días De Amamantar (Volume 55, Number 5)
Poniendose A Su Bebé Al Pecho: Posición Y La Prendida Del Pecho (Volume 55, Number 5)
Dispositivos Intrauterinos (Volume 55, Number 5)
Violencia De Pareja (Volume 55, Number 5)





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