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Carol Sakala, Director of Childbirth Connection Programs

From the desk of ... Carol Sakala

A New Look (and Updated Content) for ChildbirthConnection.org

Co-author(s): Maureen Corry
September 1, 2016 | Health Care > Maternity

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a completely updated ChildbirthConnection.org – our online hub for evidence-based information on childbirth and maternity care. 

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Carol Sakala, Director of Childbirth Connection Programs

From the desk of ... Carol Sakala

Keeping the Momentum Going as Cesarean Awareness Month 2016 Comes to an End

April 28, 2016 | Health Care > Maternity

Cesarean Awareness Month has been an important opportunity to raise awareness about the high cesarean section rate in the United States.

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Carol Sakala, Director of Childbirth Connection Programs

From the desk of ... Carol Sakala

For the Sake of Women and Newborns: Strengthen Midwifery

June 23, 2014 | Health Care > Maternity

The preeminent medical journal The Lancet has just released its Midwifery Series, a major project to take stock of the contribution of midwifery to the well-being of childbearing women and newborns.

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Debra L. Ness, President

From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

TEST We Must Honor the Affordable Care Act’s Commitment to Women

Co-author(s): Carol Sakala
November 15, 2013 | Health Care | Judges and Supreme Court

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes key provisions of paramount importance to women... 

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