The Birth Survey is just one of the ways that CIMS is giving women the critical information and tools they need to make informed childbirth decisions and we need your help. We’re making progress toward our annual fundraising goal of $5,000 and have just 172 days to raise an additional $3,625… that’s just $21.08 a day to help The Birth Survey stay! More than 25,000 women have logged on to take…
Make Mother-Friendly Care a Reality! Endorse the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative The…Read More
It's almost Valentine's Day, and we've got a special gift for you: we've extended Early Bird Registration Rates through Feb. 14, 2011! That leaves just a few days to register at the reduced rate for "Reframing Birth and Breastfeeding: Moving Forward", March 11-12, 2011, in Chapel Hill, North…Read More
For nearly a decade, the CIMS Annual Mother-Friendly Childbirth Forum has been recognized for offering the most authoritative and up-to-date research information pertaining to the Ten Steps of Mother-Friendly maternity care. For our 2011 conference, we've teamed up with UNCG's Center for Women's…Read More
It’s not too late to add your name or your organization’s name to our “One Voice” letter to Dr. Richard Waldman, president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Visit http://www.motherfriendly.org today!
More than 550 co-signing individuals and organizations have…Read More
CIMS announces two upcoming FREE* Webinars. Please visit the CIMS Webinar Center at http://www.motherfriendly.org/webinar.php for complete Webinar info.
““Thank You for Listening to Me”: Trends and Patterns in the Results of The Birth Survey” featuring Nasima Pfaffl will be presented on Tuesday,…Read More
C-Section Rate Rises for the 12th Straight Year
CIMS’ new fact sheet documents the risks of cesarean section.
According to preliminary birth data from the CDC, the cesarean delivery rate rose for the 12th straight year in 2008 (the most recent data available), to 32.3 percent of all births despite…Read More