Birth outcomes in Colorado's undocumented immigrant population
- BABIES BY SPECIAL DELIVERY. // Ebony;Jan1948, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p9
The article reports on the safe delivery of a healthy baby girl named Vivian Marie Hanley at the Chicago Maternity Center in Illinois. It states that the Center's main concern is the safety of 115,000 underprivileged mothers of all races. Photographs during the delivery and the child are presented.
- Commentary by Sheila Lothian. Lothian, Sheila // Journal of Perinatal Education;Spring2004, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p45
Focuses on the benefits of natural childbirth. Maintenance of psychological comfort level; Provision of medical care for mothers; Delivery position.
- FACTORS INFLUENCING THE PERFORMANCE OF DELIVERY CENTERS IN URBAN SLUMS OF BANGLADESH: A QUALITATIVE STUDY. Banu, Morsheda; Nasreen, Hashima E. // OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p67
Averting the devastating majority of maternal mortality, BRAC initiated an intervention named Manoshi in 2007; maternal, neonatal and child health programme for the urban poor of Dhaka city. It established delivery centres (DC) to provide clean and safe delivery services by community health...
- Socio-economic factors associated with delivery assisted by traditional birth attendants in Iraq, 2000. Siziya, Seter; Muula, Adamson S.; Rudatsikira, Emmanuel // BMC International Health & Human Rights;2009, Vol. 9, Special section p1
Background: Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) are likely to deliver lower quality maternity care compared to professional health workers. It is important to characterize women who are assisted by TBAs in order to design interventions specific to such groups. We thus conducted a study to assess...
- Editorial [Women Deliver]. Belizán, José M. // Current Women's Health Reviews;2008, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
â€œSince the human race began, women have delivered for society. It is time now for the world to deliver for womenâ€ . In October 2007 the Conference Women Deliver brought together almost 2,000 participants from 109 countries to look for joint actions to improve global maternal...
- Care Practice #2: Freedom of Movement Throughout Labor. Shilling, Teri; Romano, Amy M.; diFranco, Joyce T. // Journal of Perinatal Education;Summer2007, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p21
This updated edition of Care Practice Paper #2 presents the evidence for the benefits of allowing freedom of movement in labor. Physiologic and anatomical principles that support the benefits of movement are explained. The authors review common obstacles to movement in labor, including the...
- Choices and Changes. Neiger, Debs // Midwifery Matters;Autumn2004, Issue 102, p13
Relates the story of the author regarding childbirth. Pregnancy care; Choices when it comes to maternity care; Sources of information related to maternity care.
- The Personal Pain Plan: A Strategy for Teaching Pain Medication Choices in Childbirth Class. Bezold, Loretta D. // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Dec2008, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p19
Teaching about pain medication options has been a central component of childbirth classes. Prospective parents want the most up-to-date information as well as reassurances that they will have options for pain relief available during labor. In some cases, only medical choices are discussed while...
- Narratives from the Blackburn West caseholding team: success stories. Fleming, Anita; Birch, Jo; Booth, Chris; Cooper, Jill; Darwin, Joanne; Grady, Angela; Downe, Soo // British Journal of Midwifery;Jun2007, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p337
The first two papers in this series described the early development, and ongoing evolution of a caseholding team in the north-west of England (Byrom and Downe, 2007; Fleming and Downe, 2007). We described the outcomes of the scheme and suggested that nine key factors may underpin the success of...