Interview with Carol Sakala, PhD., Director of Childbirth Connection programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families and one of the lead researchers on the Listening to Mothers in California research where parents' voices are heard about their childbearing experiences.
I first became interested in childbirth-related psychological trauma in 1990. Twenty-three years ago, it was not something researchers were interested in studying. I found only one study, and it reported that there was norelation between women’s birth experiences and their emotional health.
Childbirth Connection's Listening to Mothers Initiative just released the Listening to Mothers III (LTMIII) results late last week. For the third time in the past 11 years, this organization has gone out and queried women on a variety of topics related to pregnancy, birth, postpartum and
This Thursday 1-2 pm ET, you are invited to speak with national health care leaders about findings from Listening To Mothers III -- the third in a series of major national studies that examines women's maternity experiences from before birth through the postpartum period. Among many other findings,
Today's post is the second one on disparities in maternal health care by regular Science & Sensibility contributor, Christine Morton, PhD, who is a medical sociologist and has researched and written about disparities in maternal health for many years. Today, Christine takes