Spring often brings updates to current vital statistics information for maternal-infant care in the United States. This provisional data includes 99.93% of all reported births in the United States in 2017. It is the most up to date information available.
The Centers for Disease Control, Division of Vital Statistics has prepared the National Vital Statistics Report on Births: Final Data for 2016. This is the most current data available for birth statistics in the U.S.A.
One of my favorite ways to stay in the loop is to sign up for the newsletters of organizations that I want to stay connected with and who I feel are the shakers and the movers in the field of maternal-infant health. Here are nine you need to sign up for now.
Today's childbirth educator needs to be informed, prepared to answer questions and have some resources in their pocket for more information on the Zika virus if needed. Here is the most recent Zika update.
By Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, Ph.D., M.P.A.
As a follow up to the intense attention the recent announcement the CDC made last month on alcohol and women of childbearing age, Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, a researcher and expert on the topic of drinking and pregnancy shared information on the ca