May 6th through 12 is Nurses Appreciation Week. Nurses touch the lives of many pregnant, birthing and postpartum families and are often the first point of contact when a person goes into labor or arrives at the hospital. Lamaze thanks all those nurses who help people have safe and healthy births.
By Christine H. Morton, PhDToday, Christine H. Morton, PhD, takes a moment to highlight a just released infographic and report by the California Healthcare Foundation that clearly shows the significance of birthing in a hospital that is "low performing." This is a great follow up post to "Prac
Earlier this week, I shared information on the Safety Action Series kickoff that all were invited to participate in, by the National Partnership for Maternal Safety – focused on reducing the maternal mortality ratio and morbidity ratio for mothers birthing in the U.S.
Earlier this month a paper was published in The Lancet, "Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013" that used statistical methods to estimate the number of maternal deaths from all causes
Researcher and Lamaze International Board Member Christine H. Morton, Phd shares information about a just released Toolkit on educating professionals about preeclampsia and it’s potentially very serious consequences. Dr. Morton discusses how you can get a copy, take a webinar