This morning I’m reading a study about the demand for training in uterine balloon tamponade in the US.1 It caught my eye because I had conversations about uterine balloon tamponade with midwives from other countries at the ICM Congress. The idea is not
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
I broke one if my rules by agreeing to do births in Tanzania- I agreed to work in an environment where I couldn’t really communicate with the women. If I cannot communicate, I am very little help. Actually I can be worse
One of the cool things I get to learn about here is post parting IUDs. In the US, you would wait for the checkup to insert at six weeks or later – the US had a fairly high postpartum follow up rate