The International Day of the Midwife is celebrated on the 5th of May each year to highlight the important role midwives play in the health of families. Access to a skilled midwife can help reduce and prevent deaths of more than 287,000 people who die while giving birth.
Lamaze International is delighted to share that they are an official partner with the upcoming March for Moms. You can learn more about this event and how you can get involved on Science & Sensibility.
A study published in Krager Biomedicine Hub indicates that newborns who need additional glucose supplementation are able to achieve stable blood glucose levels with the administration of oral dextrose gel during feeds and prevent NICU admissions.
Consumer Reports and the ABIM Foundation are holding a nationwide search to recruit and recognize Choosing Wisely Patient Champions. The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures
The Leapfrog Group released their 2017 Maternity Care Report to the public. This report was eye-opening to both significant improvements that have been made in some areas of maternity care and a clear signal that other benchmarks still have a long way to go.