I live in a state that has legal restrictions on midwifery practice. You might as well, full scope midwifery is an uncommon element in health care systems. The International Confederation of Midwives has been working to change that. In 2015 they launched
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 meet many childbirth professionals who are interested in global health. I often find their understanding of the issues facing women globally is based on old data or common myths. Here is an opportunity to learn about maternal and newborn health in
I was reading one of the original publications on the three delays to care in childbirth emergencies this morning, and was struck with an unpleasant thought. First, let me acquaint any readers who have not heard of them with the three delays.
I made it back to Atlanta safe and sound last night, and fell asleep on the couch before 9 pm. This has been the hardest trip for me in terms of time-change. It took me a few days in Dar es Salaam