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Authors

  1. Kriebs, Jan M. CNM, MSN, FACNM

Abstract

One of the lessons of the current pandemic is that Americans have lost trust in the public health system in the United States (US) and in the health recommendations of the Federal government. History tells us that each pandemic brings new challenges and new lessons. Looking back at the history of pandemics, and at the present experience, nurses and midwives can craft responses to patient concerns and contribute to future planning that better addresses the needs of maternal-child health practices.