The recently released 2013 national birth data reveals the rate of out-of-hospital births rose to 1.35%, the highest rate since such data was first reported in 1990. Click here to find out more!
Gene Declercq and crew have filmed a new video! Tune in to find out if the US is doing better or worse on a number of maternal and child health indicators. Also, how is the cesarean and VBAC rate doing?
What does the second and third birth look like for a mother who has had a primary cesarean birth as compared to a mother whose first birth was vaginal? Check out our blog post by clicking here.
In the short movie “Birth by the Numbers,” Gene Declercq, PhD, Professor of Maternal and Child Health at the Boston University School of Public Health, presents updated statistics on how the US is doing on a number of maternal and child health indicators, when compared to other countries. The film also explores the US cesarean rate increase in the past decades. Tune in to hear the answers!
Ever wonder what cesarean rates are like around the world? Travel to our maps page to find out! These maps, in the form of Powerpoint slides, are excellent resources for teaching in the classroom or birth-related educational settings.