Pregnancy and childbirth

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Policies targeting alcohol use in pregnancy harm instead of help

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH finds negative effects from policies targeting alcohol use during pregnancy.

Childbirth is hard: Health systems shouldn’t make it harder

Apolitical
Dr. Patience Afulani argues that poor maternity care isn't just disrespectful--it's dangerous for women's health. She offers solutions for health care providers, health systems and policymakers.

Understanding fistula-related stigma to improve women’s lives

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to better understand the unique dimensions of stigma around fistula.

Nurses can lead in providing ethical pregnancy care to black women

UCSF Bixby Center
A new paper from Bixby member Monica McLemore, Karen Scott and Laura Britton provides nurses and public health professionals with tools to dismantle structural racism and ethical principles for providing pregnancy care to black women.

Policies to decrease alcohol use during pregnancy may not work as intended

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH assessed the relationship between these laws targeting alcohol consumption during pregnancy and alcohol use among pregnant women

Pregnancy and childbirth Resources

These resources from the UCSF Bixby Center touch on our main research, health care and policy priorities.

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Fellow in Family Planning

Health Economist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

 

Project Manager, Innovating Education in Reproductive Health 

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Safe Motherhood Program
 

Academic Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health