Deeper Dive into Lost Mothers Report [ProPublica & NPR]

Addressing the Uncomfortable There is no good reason why postpartum mothers should be dying due to lack of information in the 21st century in the United States. Early identification of risk factors and seeking timely treatment by skilled practitioners saves lives. But first, people need to know what risks they’re attempting to identify. Anyone who has […]

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The Transition to Rooming-In

This weekend I read an article in the Boston Globe entitled, “Maternity wards are moving away from nurseries.” Did you, by chance, read the same article? The backlash described in this story made me think about our Boulder, CO area hospitals where rooming-in was made standard practice years ago. The rational and evidence behind this shift […]

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Patient Push Notification Question

Your Questions Are Important. Here is one of the most common questions we answer this time of year! Question: “Can our hospital use iBirth™ app to send seasonal messages to our clients?” Answer: Yes! Seasonal push notification messages can be sent to your patients in four different ways. You can choose one, or use all four! Seasonal messages […]

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A Breastfeeding Checklist for Patients

Do your clients know? According the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, “babies are born with all the instincts they need to breastfeed. A healthy newborn usually is capable of breastfeeding without any specific help within the first hour of birth. Immediately after the birth, your baby should be placed in direct skin-to-skin contact with you […]

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