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
By Cara Terreri and Sharon MuzaFor many of childbirth educators, the topic of precautions to take during pregnancy comes up early on in our childbirth classes. I know I cover this information in week one in all of my series classes. Included in our classroom learning is the topic of alco
Last week, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), part of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released 2014 information from the National Vital Statistics System, which works collaboratively with the NCHS. This information comes from birth certificates and captures all births that
As childbirth educators and birth professionals who work with expectant families, it is critical that we remain up to date on the newest data and research available on a wide variety of topics. When we have current information, we are then able to share this information with