Thursday, March 6, 2008

CIMS congress in session

The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is now in session, March 6, 2008.

There will be the release the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative on Saturday, International Women's Day. If you have time check out the MotherBaby web site

The purpose of the IMBCI 10 Steps is to improve care throughout the childbearing continuum in order to save lives, prevent illness and harm from the overuse of obstetric technologies, and promote health for mothers and babies around the world.

A consumer version of the Initiative, "Having a Baby? Ten Questions to Ask" is available.

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