Sharing Space: Creating the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative (IMBCI): Anthropologically Informed Activism[1]

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Mar 2017

This article tells the story of the creation of an international initiative designed to improve childbirth care and childbirth and breastfeeding outcomes for all women and my role in that process—a role that I felt very privileged to play and that was specifically informed by my anthropological perspective.

This article tells the story of the creation of an international initiative designed to improve childbirth care and childbirth and breastfeeding outcomes for all women and the author's role in that process.

The Effects of Prenatal Yoga on Birth Outcomes: A Systematic Review of the Literature

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Importance There are limited data to demonstrate the potential impact of prenatal yoga on birth outcomes such as maternal comfort, labor duration, and infant gestational age and weight.
Objective To examine the published evidence on prenatal yoga, identify the gaps in this field of study, and to explore avenues for further research.



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