On the Importance and Unimportance of Birth Plans The closer I get to giving birth, the more people ask me about the birth plan. Hospital or home birth? Who will be in the room? Will I get an epidural? Will I play music, or meditate or just scream like a spider monkey? The casual way […]
Fetal-infant mortality rates are like the tip of an iceberg. Beneath the surface are health, social and economic factors that work together to continue to put more babies at risk. These rates are a well-established, accepted marker for the health and well-being of a nation, state, region or community.