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Why Care in Community Birth Settings Works So Well for All Birthing People
Maternity care in "community birth" settings – both such as birth centers and planned home birth – is associated with lower rates of preterm and cesarean birth and higher breastfeeding rates compared to similar people with standard physician-led and hospital-based maternity care. Keep reading to learn why.
Maternity Care in the United States: We Can – And Must – Do Better
Summary of new report on maternity care system.
A New Look (and Updated Content) for ChildbirthConnection.org
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.
Keeping the Momentum Going as Cesarean Awareness Month 2016 Comes to an End
Cesarean Awareness Month has been an important opportunity to raise awareness about the high cesarean section rate in the United States.
For the Sake of Women and Newborns: Strengthen Midwifery
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.