Since July 2017, the residents of California who are preparing to give birth in that state can now use the online review platform Yelp to find both a great lunch spot and learn more about birth outcomes at their local hospitals.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee Opinion No. 679, “Immersion in water during labor and delivery,” was released at the end of October and Barbara Harper, founder and director of Waterbirth International discusses this new update.
Happy International Day of the Midwife! Join us in honoring the successes of midwives and recognizing the importance of midwifery. Lamaze International and Science & Sensibility recognize the contributions that midwives make globally to to ensuring safe and healthy births for families everywhere.
The Zika virus and its potential effect on pregnant people have been hot topics for the past several weeks. News headlines, health alerts, social media and more have been busy offering up information and suggestions about this virus that no one seemed to know about before 2016.
Today we conclude our three part series on Cesarean Birth after Cesarean, written by Pamela Vireday, who is an occasional contributor to Science & Sensibility. In this series, Pamela examines the topic of women who experience a Cesarean Birth after a Cesarean.