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Begin Before Birth

Reproductive Researchers Reach Wide Audience with New Interactive Web site by Walker Karraa, MFA, MA Researchers from the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology at Imperial College London have produced a multi-disciplinary, multimedia Web site called Begin Before Birth dedicated to educating women, partners, care providers, and students about the impact of environment on fetal development. Professor Vivette Glover, professor of perinatal psychobiology, leads the research team who...

Posted 9/29/2012 1:22:37 PM
 

Significant Increase in Pregnant Women Receiving Care from Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants

By Melissa Garvey, ACNM Communications Manager A study published in the September 2012 issue of ACNMs peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health (JMWH), shows that more US women are seeing midwives, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) for maternity care. Analyzing data from the National Health Interview Surveys (NHIS), lead study author Katy Bates Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, along with coauthors Melissa Avery, CNM, PhD, and Carrie Ann Terrell, MD, found...

Posted 9/26/2012 3:57:54 PM
 
 

 

 



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