POSTBIRTH - An Acronym that Can Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in the Postpartum Period
Maternal mortality and morbidity in the United States are as high as they have ever been. More people are dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth... postpartum education to prevent maternal mortality and morbidity... of those occur in the first 42 days after birth. The current estimated maternal... of Possible Postpartum Complications, published in MCN: The American Journal of Maternal... Knowledge and Teaching of Possible Postpartum Complications. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal
ACOG & SMFM Standardize Levels of Maternal Care to Improve Maternal Morbidity & Mortality
needs, thereby reducing maternal morbidity and mortality... maternal outcomes and reduce maternal morbidity... framework in order to reduce maternal morbidity... The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine released their second joint consensus statement on January 22nd, 2015. This consensus...:980?1004. [PubMed] Levels of maternal care. Obstetric Care Consensus No. 2
Part Four: Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States: where do we go from here?
cesarean section rates to maternal morbidity and mortality... Maternal Morbidity and Mortality? program.... Through a public education portion of the Decreasing Maternal Morbidity..., et al. 2007). In an effort to decrease poor maternal outcomes with the excessive... and morbidity rates.
Part One: Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States: where do we go from here?
Last week, we featured the five-part completion of Christine Morton and Kathleen Pine?s assessment of the current Maternal Quality Care landscape in the United States. What a great... semester in my Public Health MCH program, I wrote a series of papers looking at the maternal... morbidity and mortality rates here in the U.S. and what type... for this five-day series will be made available at the conclusion of the last post] Maternal... morbidity and mortality rates. Posted by: Kimmelin Hull, PA, LCCE, FACCE
Part Two: Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States: where do we go from here?
tactics to the maternal morbidity and mortality challenges...Maternal Mortality through the Lens of Psychosocial Theory The quandary of pregnancy-related death in our country is a complex one with numerous variables at play. Breaking this public... of a few health behavior models to each category. Maternal Mortality... maternal mortality rate function at the system level. Approaching..., can aid in decreasing our maternal mortality rates. This construct within
Part Three: Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States: where do we go from here?
)While there are many root causes of maternal morbidity... economic policy approaches to tackling the issue of escalating maternal... mortality and morbidity rates in the U.S. To read this series from the beginning...According to Glanz, Rimer and Viswanath in Health Behavior and Health Education (2008): Change strategies are most effective and likely to be sustained when they are directed at multiple levels of the organization..., go here. Posted by: Kimmelin Hull, PA, LCCE, FACCE
Part Five: Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States: where do we go from here?
to improve maternal outcomes in our country, replication of this policy...This past September, news hit the popular media that several Oregon state hospitals introduced a ?hard stop? on elective deliveries?including elective cesarean sections?prior to 39 completed weeks of gestation..., with the potential to decrease the incidence of late term premature birth?birth occurring... between 37 and 40 weeks (Flam, 2011). This topic was discussed heavily in last week?s series by Christine...
Maternal Death Logic Tree
Maternal Death Logic Tree.pdf
Maternal Infant Care
Maternal Infant Care
Intervention and the Risks to Maternal Safety
Intervention and the Risks to Maternal Safety This video discusses the risks associated with interventions like induction and Cesarean Section surgery.
CDC & ACOG Convene Meeting on Maternal Mortality & Maternal Safety in Chicago
, on work being done to better identify cases of severe maternal morbidity... Action Series kickoff that all were invited to participate in, by the National Partnership for Maternal... Safety ? focused on reducing the maternal mortality... ratio and morbidity ratio for mothers birthing in the U.S. This partnership... maternal mortality interest group meetings 2014: http://bit.ly/1sXkaGw 2012
Focus On: California Maternal Quaity Care Collaborative
The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) is an organization devoted to reducing preventable maternal mortality and morbidity.... Since 2006, the California Department of Public Health, Maternal... to convene the first-ever California state-wide maternal mortality review...): Report from 2002 and 2003 Maternal Death Reviews.This report shows the rise..., which was a highly preventable cause of death identified in the maternal
U.S. Maternal Mortality Ratio is Dismal, But Changes Underway, and You are Invited to Participate!
of the Partnership align with national efforts to reduce maternal morbidity...); patient, staff, and family support, and severe maternal morbidity...CC by lanskymob: http://flickr.com/photos/lanskymob/5965201901 Earlier this month a paper was published in The Lancet, "Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal..." that used statistical methods to estimate the number of maternal deaths from.../webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2012/Trends_in_maternal
Maternal Mental Health Matters!
May has traditionally been recognized as National Maternal Depression Awareness Month, and weeks and days have been designated Maternal Mental Health Awareness... Week, and World Maternal Mental Health Day. I don't know which awareness... in contact with prenatal and postpartum people can be found on the National Coalition for Maternal... in your teaching space that highlight the topic of maternal mood disorders... Coalition for Maternal Mental Health. Won't you consider As childbirth
Maternal Obesity from All Sides
obesity and increased risk of both maternal morbidity...[Editor?s note: This is part two of a seven-part series on maternal obesity featuring Kimmelin Hull, UNC-Charlotte Assistant Professor of Kristen Montgomery, childbirth educator... and expert blogger on maternal weight issues, Pamela Vireday, from the Well... of Maternal Obesity: A Closer Look Let?s examine a few of the individual... Both GD and maternal overweight/obesity are predictors of fetal macrosomia
Lamaze International's Recommendations for Preventing Maternal Deaths
The Joint Commission Sentinel Alert #44: ?Preventing Maternal Deaths? is an important document and public recognition that many of the maternal deaths in the United... has been shown by research to improve maternal or infant outcomes, and in fact... remains a leading cause of death and severe morbidity despite more efforts... has issued our own ?Sentinel Alert? on how to prevent maternal deaths. Lamaze... Mortality Review Committee and a lead researcher for determining how to prevent maternal
Practice Variation in Cesarean Rates: Not Due to Maternal Complications
rates between hospitals in the United States. ?Maternal clinical diagnoses... cesarean rates was not driven by differences in maternal diagnoses or pregnancy... for Maternal-Fetal Medicine notes, ?Variation in the rates of nulliparous... can be life-saving at times, they present more risk for maternal infection... cesareans, placentation issues, uterine rupture risk, morbidity, and mortality
New Research: Majority of Preeclampsia-Related Maternal Deaths Deemed Preventable
. In the year since implementing a Severe Maternal Morbidity... of maternal mortality and severe morbidity; it's a team...By Eleni Z. Tsigas May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month and the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology highlighted some new research published by doctors and researchers at the California Maternal... percent of preeclampsia-related maternal deaths were deemed preventable...). Eleni also serves on the National Partnership for Maternal Safety initiative
Maternal Obesity from All Sides
[Editor?s note: This week and next on Science & Sensibility, we will discuss the issue of maternal obesity. With increasing numbers of overweight and obese women approaching pregnancy..., in and of itself, is sometimes controversial. As it turns out, maternal... (for which Dr. Maxwell was a principal author). What the Evidence Shows: Risks Associated with Maternal... to the growing obesity epidemic?is in the list of complications that are known to coexist with maternal..., we will look at some of the particular co-morbidities associated with maternal
Maternal Obesity from All Sides
[Editor?s note: This is the third in a series of seven posts on maternal obesity. If you missed the first two installments, go here to begin reading.] The CA-PAMR (PAMR) points... to disparities in maternal outcomes by ethnicity and in conjunction with weight... conclusion made in the report is that of the 98 pregnancy-related maternal deaths..., so we can only postulate on how much of those maternal deaths in women of size... here is on prevention. The data on comorbidities associated with maternal