The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC), and Consumer Reports have partnered to develop and launch My Birth Matters, an educational campaign aimed at informing expectant parents about cesarean delivery.
At the conference, the Lamaze International President's Award was awarded to the California Maternity Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC). This award is given annually at the discretion of the President to an individual or organization that embodies the spirit of the Lamaze mission and vision.
By Christine H. Morton, PhD “Experienced nurses practicing in a nurse-managed labor model have the potential to change patient outcomes.” Today, on Science & Sensibility, Christine Morton, PhD takes a look at a study examining the role of nurses in helping to achieve a vaginal birth for patients
[Editor's Note: In this final segment of Christine Morton and Kathleen Pine's series on the Maternal Quality Care landscape in the United States, the post authors look at where the <39 weeks elective deliveries bans have been effective, and where such attempts may have some unintended
[Editor's note: Continuing with Christine Morton and Kathleen Pine's review of U.S. Maternal Quality Care measures assessment this week, and in completion of their three-part series, today they discuss methods of data collection and the problems that sometimes occur in accurate documentation.]