Posts Tagged ‘childbirth’

Collaborative maternity program results in fewer C-sections, shorter hospital stays: UBC/CFRI research

Sep. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A program delivering collaborative maternity care resulted in fewer caesarean sections, shorter average hospital stays and higher breastfeeding rates for mothers, according to researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Child & Family Research Institute.

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UBC to double enrolment in midwifery education program

May. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s Midwifery Program – bolstered by increased funding from the Province of British Columbia – will double in size over the next five years, a move intended to augment the number of pregnancy and childbirth specialists in B.C.

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Trio of studies reveals attitudes of women, obstetricians and family physicians on use of technology in childbirth

Jun. 13, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Three studies by University of British Columbia and Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) researchers are providing the closest look yet at the attitudes of women and their caregivers around the use of birth technology, and together reveal ongoing misperceptions among caregivers around the safety of vaginal births.

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