Lamaze 2017 Advocacy Summit was a great success with over 100 Lamaze members visiting their politicians on Capitol Hill to advocate for maternal-infant health and childbirth education.
Sharon Muza interviews Neel Shah, MD, MPP about the role of childbirth educators in helping to make improvements in maternal-infant health.
In a new working paper, The Effect of an Increase in Lead in the Water System on Fertility and Birth Outcomes: The Case of Flint, Michigan, researchers explored the effects of drinking the Flint River water (with its increased levels of lead) on fertility and birth outcomes.
The International Day of the Midwife is celebrated on the 5th of May each year to highlight the important role midwives play in the health of families. Access to a skilled midwife can help reduce and prevent deaths of more than 287,000 people who die while giving birth.
Lamaze International is delighted to share that they are an official partner with the upcoming March for Moms. You can learn more about this event and how you can get involved on Science & Sensibility.