Pregnancy and childbirth

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Perceived conflicts in desire to delay first birth in Nepal

UCSF Bixby Center

In Nepal, as in other parts of South Asia, it is considered the norm for couples to begin having children immediately after marriage.

Quality improvement package reduces stillbirth and newborn mortality in Kenya and Uganda

UCSF Bixby Center

Preterm birth remains a major contributor to infant mortality, accounting for more than a third of newborn deaths globally.

How some states are failing to ensure every mom has a healthy pregnancy

What to Expect
Ana Delgado talked to What to Expect about how factors like abortion restrictions, insurance coverage and access to midwifery care impact maternal health.

Food insecurity and postpartum stress among Kenyan women

UCSF Bixby Center
In new research, Bixby members explore patterns of food insecurity during pregnancy and postpartum and its relationship to postpartum stress in a region of Kenya with highly prevalent food insecurity and HIV.

Kenyan providers’ perceptions of communication and women’s autonomy during childbirth

UCSF Bixby Center

Effective communication, respecting women’s views and allowing them to make informed choices for themselves are vital components of person-centered care.

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Health Economist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

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

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Francisco General Hospital

 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences