Mothers of colour experience high rates of mistreatment by providers during childbirth in the U.S.
Mothers of colour experience less respect and autonomy and more mistreatment than white women during childbirth, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Jun 11, 2019
Staffing more doctors and midwives tied to lower C-section rates
Reuters reported that fewer cesarean sections are likely to occur in hospitals with more doctors and midwives on staff. Saraswathi Vedam, a researcher at UBC, who wasn’t involved in the […]
Nov 30, 2018
Midwifery linked to lower odds of birth complications for low-income women
New research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal care, especially for women who have low socioeconomic status.
Oct 3, 2018