The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee Opinion No. 679, “Immersion in water during labor and delivery,” was released at the end of October and Barbara Harper, founder and director of Waterbirth International discusses this new update.
The National Vital Statistics System, a division of the National Center for Health Statistics, released preliminary 2015 birth data for the United States, and we can consider the news to be stable if not positive in most areas. We highlight ten important stats for you today.
By Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, Ph.D., M.P.A.
As a follow up to the intense attention the recent announcement the CDC made last month on alcohol and women of childbearing age, Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong, a researcher and expert on the topic of drinking and pregnancy shared information on the ca
The research and interest in discovering what might be the underlying causes of autism continues to climb as the number of diagnoses of children and adults with autism increases every year. Today on the blog, author Henci Goer puts several recent studies under the microscope to see if the researche
By Jeanette McCullochIn the past month, two new studies have been released - one in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), the other in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) - comparing out-of-hospital birth outcomes to hospital birth outcomes. These studies join a growing body of lit