November 16, 2020 – WASHINGTON, DC –AWHONN, the Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, presented the association’s Publications Awards at its virtual annual convention last week.

Each year, the editors of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN) and Nursing for Women’s Health (NWH), in concert with their Editorial Advisory Boards, elevate the outstanding scholarship of one paper from their respective journal’s previous year’s volume and acknowledge the contribution of the paper with either the Best of JOGNN award or the NWH Excellence in Writing award.

The following awards were presented:

  • Best of JOGNN Writing Award to Diane DiTomasso, PhD, RN, for the article, “Systematic Review of Expected Weight Changes After Birth for Full-term, Breastfed Newborns.”
  • Nursing for Women’s Health Excellence in Writing Award to Molly L. Barnhart, BSN, RNC-OB, for the article, “Anaphylactoid Syndrome of Pregnancy.”


The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization. Our mission is to empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns, and their families through research, education, and advocacy. Learn more about us at

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