An innovative program, Moms2B, is helping to reduce the infant mortality rate in babies born to mothers with low socioeconomic status in the Weinland Park area of Ohio. Learn what is being done to help babies and parents in this community.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released an updated Committee Opinion "Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth" which provides a revised recommendation to the previous statement that was released in 2012. The current recommendation is to wait at least 30-60 seconds.
The Journal of Perinatal Childbirth Education's mission is to promote, support, and protect natural, safe, and healthy birth through education and advocacy. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles and evidence-based, practical resources that birth professionals will find useful.
In an effort to curb healthcare costs and increase quality, providers, payers, and policymakers are looking toward alternative payment models that realize a more effective and efficient healthcare delivery system. Lamaze is making sure that maternity payment models include childbirth education.
The advance publication of an analysis of United States maternal mortality data back in August created a stir that has been reverberating through the internet ever since, spurred on by the publication of other relevant studies and a report during the same time period.