I wanted to draw your attention to a few interesting bits of governance aimed at reducing maternal mortality. Item 1: New York is expanding access to doulas by ensuring doulas are included in Medicaid. Check it out in the New York Times.
Rights of Women in Childbirth – here are some tools to use for advocacy.
I’ve created a collection of links you can use to prepare midwifery advocacy materials in time for the International Day of the Midwife.
I understood from the public health side that the health of the woman when she entered pregnancy was a driving force of our maternity outcomes. But clinically, a preconception visit was a distinct appointment a woman would make where she asked questions and worked to improve her health to prepare for pregnancy.