We really are fortunate to birth in the U.S.

  Astonishing photojournalism from NYT photographer Marco Vernaschi... "Standing in the only operating room in the only medical hospital in all of Guinea-Bissau, Marco Vernaschi watched a nurse take an unsterile needle out of her pocket and, without anesthetic, suture a woman’s vagina after a difficult childbirth. The woman screamed. Mr. Vernaschi took a photograph. …

International Cesarean Awareness Network

International Cesarean Awareness Network Did you skip the section on Cesareans in your birth book and then wind up in recovery? Are you looking for more information on VBAC? Has your doctor recommended a cesarean? ICAN wants you to know that during your pregnancy, we want to be your resource!

Reducing Infant Mortality-short film on Vimeo

Reducing Infant Mortality from Debby Takikawa on Vimeo. Watch this wonderful new short film, then forward it to everyone you know who cares about mothers, babies, and our health-care system; then sent it to your legislator along with letter (a sample is on the film website). This matters! We have the opportunity to MAKE CHANGE!