Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital safety initiative cuts preventable birth injuries, lawsuits

To keep mothers and their babies safe during birth, several hospitals have banded together to implement a set of best practices in the Premier Perinatal Safety Initiative.

Study: At-home births are riskier for first-time moms

A new study indicates that providing a variety of birth options can work — but for some women, at-home births do increase the risk of a poor outcome.

Therapy needed more often after childbirth then abortion

New research indicates women are more likely to require a first-time visit with a therapist after giving birth than they are after having an abortion.