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.

Register for an ICEA Workshop in August 2019

Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for August 2019, and we hope you can join them.

Register for an ICEA Workshop in July 2019

Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for July 2019, and we hope you can join them.

Announcement Regarding the International Journal of Childbirth Education

The Journal has been an integral part of ICEA for many years. It has been an excellent resource for certified professionals and the health community. With that in mind, we have been hearing for some time that most of our certified professionals are currently accessing evidence-based information from other sources.

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.

Journal Highlight | Challenges of Motherhood with Physical Disabilities

Care providers must be proactive in identifying and promoting support for all mothers, especially those with physical disabilities. Parents with disabilities use a variety of opportunities to promote child welfare through alternate forms of care.

Journal Highlight | The Global Impact of Intellectual Disability and Other Mental Disorders in Children

Intellectual disabilities and other mental disorders in children are serious health problems and occur in all countries. They result in profound challenges for learning and adaptive behavior and generally require professional services and treatment.

Register for an ICEA Workshop in June 2019

Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for June 2019, and we hope you can join them.

Journal Highlight | Effects of Infant Care Education on Problem Solving and Motherhood Experience: A Mixed-Methods Study

The aim of this study was to examine the effects of infant care education on mothers’ problem-solving skills and motherhood experience. A mixed method study design was used.