It was with great sadness that the Lamaze board, staff, and organization members learned last week of Dr. Marshall Klaus' death. Dr. Klaus passed away on August 15th, 2017 at the age of 90, at his home near San Francisco, California.
New research has come to light that the impact of giving birth by cesarean section can also create gynecological problems long after a person's reproductive years are completed if they should have a hysterectomy.
An activity in a childbirth class that gets people out of their seats, working together and engaged will always be a hit during class time. The inexpensive beach ball offers a multitude of learning opportunities that are easy to set up, fun to do, and bring about lots of smiles and laughs.
New research released today is the first study of its kind to link management of unit culture, nursing, and patient flow to maternal health outcomes. Does the practice style and management of the Labor & Delivery unit of your chosen birth location determine your risk of cesarean?
Second Chance: A Mother's Quest for a Natural Birth After Cesarean by Thais Nye Derich is primarily a book about self-discovery through the passage of births and a typical experience in today's US maternity care system. Cara Terreri reviews this book for educators and other birth professionals.