Cheryl Zauderer

Cheryl Zauderer

Hunter-Bellevue School of Nurs , USA

Title Of Presentation :
Cesarean Section Mothers’ Perceptions of Skin-to-Skin Contact: Qualitative Research Findings Associated with a Quality Improvement Initiative

Biography

Cheryl Zauderer has been a registered nurse since 1985.  Her areas of expertise are in maternal newborn health, and psychiatric mental health. Her areas of research are in Postpartum/Perinatal Mood Disorders (PPMD) and Skin-to-Skin Contact. She is currently an Professor Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. Cheryl has also served as a board member for PSI (Postpartum Support International) and has been the Nassau/Suffolk coordinator for PSI since 2009. Cheryl has authored a book entitled Maternity Leave: A New Mothers Guide to the First Six Weeks Postpartum, Praeclarus Press. It is a self-help book for new mothers focusing on the first six weeks postpartum. She has an active social network and maintains a blog on her website containing current evidence based information for new mothers. She maintains a thriving private practice where she treats women for perinatal mood disorders and other women’s health issues by providing psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.