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Disrespectful maternity care, a detterent to use of skilled health care

Did you know that today is the world Human Rights Day and also the last day of the sixteen days of activism against sexual and gender based violence. 418 more words

CMC Family Ties Birthing Center Receives BCBS Distinction

Coliseum Medical Centers recently received the designation of “Blue Distinction Center+” (BDC+) from the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association. Congratulations to our Family Ties Birthing Center employees who made this distinction and recognition of our facilities possible!

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HuffingtonPost.com: Are You THAT Kind of Mom?!

This article about the ‘kind’ of mother doulas are for is spot on:

Are You THAT Kind of Mom?!

Ali Fallis

Birth Doula, Blogger, Imperfect Mother.

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Why A Trip To The Dentist Matters During Pregnancy

You monitor your health closer than ever during pregnancy. You adapt your workout, take your vitamins and skip out on your morning coffee. But what about your oral health? 338 more words


Nationally, Michigan ranks 21st for C-Section Rates

EAM and The Leapfrog Group released new information on hospital rates of cesarean sections (C-sections). Never before have purchasers or patients had a single, standardized C-section rate to compare by hospital at the national level. 305 more words


National maternity services in Ireland - Health Committee hearing

I thank Dr. Fitzpatrick. That was a fantastic, passionate presentation. I have seldom been as impressed by or as proud of a professional colleague sitting in that chair as I am of him right now, calling it as it is. 1,640 more words


Joining the Circus

I have a friend who is pregnant with her first baby.

In the last few weeks I have been thinking about what books would be helpful for her to read in preparation for motherhood. 702 more words