Last week, we introduced the new report from Childbirth Connection on the important roles that hormones play during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. If you haven't had a chance yet, I encourage you to check out the accompanying parents' guide, "Pathway to a Healthy Birth." As promised, we're going
Want to quickly learn the basic, hard-hitting facts about cesarean and VBAC? Lamaze introduces this simple 3-minute video to help women start the conversation with care providers and push for better care.
By Jacqueline Levine
The cesarean rate in the United States has leveled off, as reported last year by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The information came from the National Center for Health Statistics
Want to know more about cesareans? Want to know why our current rate of cesareans is alarming? Want to know how you can reduce your risk of a cesarean?
April is Cesarean Awareness Month. While it can be a life-saving procedure for mom and baby, a cesarean is often prescribed when vaginal birth is a safe and sound option.