A new report released by The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) states that the rate of severe maternal morbidity during childbirth has risen sharply in the past ten years.
USA Today article which was featured in partnership with the national CBS Television News and reprinted in thousands of local newspapers owned by Gannett publications missed the mark in telling the full story about the current maternal morbidity and mortality situation in the USA.
International Maternal Health and Rights Day has been set aside to recognize that every person has the right to receive high quality, respectful care before, during and after their pregnancies.
An interview with Nina Martin who is the LamazeLive! 2018 closing keynote speaker, a renowned journalist, and winner of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
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