A Note From the President | Communication Reduces the Rate of Cesarean Birth

Just last week, The New York Times published a commentary by Allison Yarrow entitled “One Hospital’s Plan to Reduce C-sections: Communicate.” The article describes the role communication plays in reducing the cesarean birth rate. Let’s talk about this concept of communication.

A Note From the President | Words Are Important

Words are important. They frame concepts and shape our ideas. How we think is often influenced by the words we use. With that in mind I would like to consider two overlapping concepts often used in healthcare.

A Note From the President | Advocating For Change

All around the world change is needed in maternal-child health.  In some places great strides have been made in improving outcomes, but much work remains to be done. How do we as birth workers facilitate change?