When it comes to birth, the brain isn’t far away. Utilizing novel activities peaks people’s attention. Playing with small toys, shaping Play-Doh, or eating a sweet treat couples a creative activity with a meaningful message – and families are more likely to remember the main idea.
Shared decision making seems to be a popular phrase with medical organizations these days, and that’s fantastic. What’s not fantastic is that consumers don’t know that shared decision making is something they are owed, something they can demand, something they deserve. That’s where educators come in
I work hard to help my families to understand their rights and responsibilities around decision making and informed consent. This Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators idea helps reinforce the idea of using their "BRAIN" to help families gather information to make decisions.
By Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, Ph.D., M.P.A.
Last month the Centers for Disease Control ramped up their warnings and released a new campaign to discourage any woman of reproductive age who is not on birth control to abstain from drinking any alcohol at all, along with those who are currently at a
By Rebekah Wheeler, RN, CNM, MPH
By Muhammad Mahdi Karim (www.micro2macro.net) FacebookYoutube – Own work, GFDL 1.2,https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11185617
The Zika virus and its potential effect on pregnant people have been hot topics for the past several weeks. News he