Through ethnographic research and in-depth interviews sociologist Theresa Morris, through her book, "Health Care in Crisis: Hospitals, Nurses, and the Consequences of Policy Change" gives us an inside look at a hospital in transition through the eyes of the nurses who work there.
Blueprint for Advancing High-Value Maternity Care Through Physiologic Childbearing aims to outline and promote "well-tested, evidence-informed strategies" that can be used as a guideline to address current systems that are failing childbearing families.
Lamaze was one of the MfM sponsors and it was great to see our organization's name up there on the huge center stage. I was proud of the role that my certifying body has taken in standing with other leaders in maternal-infant health to improve outcomes for families and supporting this event.
May 5th is International Day of the Midwife, a day recognized globally to thank and appreciate all that midwives around the world do to help families have safe and healthy births.
ACOG released new recommendations for postpartum contact in a Committee Opinion "Optimizing Postpartum Care" that recognizes more frequent and comprehensive services during the postpartum period can help to identify problems, offer treatment and refer to other professionals.