Centering approach to prenatal care lowers rate of preterm birth and increases breastfeeding. Maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Edward Chien, MD, MBA, discusses the growing program and how it has adapted to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Poorly controlled postoperative pain following cesarean delivery reduces likelihood of successful in-hospital breastfeeding, according to a recent study. In this article, anesthesiologist Alparslan Turan, MD, discusses his research and Ob/Gyn Jennifer Eaton, DO, discusses efforts to manage pain while reducing opioid use.
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital found data scarce on link between delaying the first bath and breastfeeding exclusivity so they conducted a study of 1,000 births.
Fairview Hospital’s Family Birth Place is dedicated to physiologic birth, promoting spontaneous labor and delivery, exclusive breastfeeding and alternative pain relief methods.