The American College of Nurse Midwives began a project in 2015 that encouraged hospitals to make system changes that result in reduced rates of primary cesarean. In the first year of the initiative, 15 hospitals participated. You can read more about it
I spent this weekend in New Jersey presenting information about my water birth research to a wide variety of families and professionals. I had been nervous that I wouldn’t be ready; I had been battling a respiratory virus since returning from the
I spent last week at the Normal Birth Conference exploring the latest research and making connections for future work. The Normal Birth Conference is a research-focused (not practice focused) conference and has quickly become one of my “must attend” conferences every year. Next year’s conference
UNICEF has released the latest global breastfeeding scorecard with country profiles. How did your country do? Go to UNICEF For the United States, it reports several pieces of data that are simply not available or not considered relevant, it’s hard to tell.
I want to thank you to both the audience of this website and the community of families and midwives who have been supportive of my ongoing educational pursuits. I am thrilled to share that in June I defended my dissertation and in July