Christina Gebel graduated from Boston University’s School of Public Health, concentrating in Maternal and Child Health and Social and Behavioral Sciences. She was an MCH department fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year with Dr. Gene Declercq and a 2013 MCH fellow with the American Public Health Association (APHA). Christina became interested in Maternal and Child Health when she became a volunteer doula and New Moms Group facilitator while living in Chicago. She also became certified in Lamaze and enjoys teaching about her passion, moms and babies. Christina is a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Her primary contributions to the site include updating the state-by-state data tables, launching the blog and social media initiatives on the site, and co-producing the videos Birth by the Numbers: The Update and Birth by the Numbers: Myth and Reality of US Cesarean Sections.