Nursing’s Mary Franklin comments on practicing midwifery during a pandemic

Midwifery in the pandemic: changing roles and challenges

MinorityNurse.com: Mary Franklin, director of the Nurse Midwifery Program at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, commented on the changing roles for midwives during the pandemic, including a move toward more telehealth, how the wearing of personal protective equipment has made it a challenge to connect personally to patients, and how the pandemic may end up moving forward a movement to give midwives “full practice authority” for childbirth.