The World Health Organization just released updated guidelines "WHO recommendations: Intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience" and it is an important 212-page tome. It is full of evidence-based information that can certainly improve maternal-infant care.
PregSource™ is a new research project out of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development that aims to learn about the pregnancy experience. Learn how you can help recruit interested families.
The Centers for Disease Control, Division of Vital Statistics has prepared the National Vital Statistics Report on Births: Final Data for 2016. This is the most current data available for birth statistics in the U.S.A.
Researchers from the BetterBirth Program out of Ariadne Labs hypothesized that facilities located in low-resource countries could improve the mortality & morbidity of birthing people & newborns by implementing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist along with coaching programs to support birth attendants
A new study - "A Randomized Trial of Text Messaging for Smoking Cessation in Pregnant Women" examined the impact of enrolling in Quit4Baby, a text-based smoking cessation program for pregnant people. were already participating in the Text4Baby program.