Pregnancy and childbirth

News

CDC overestimates alcohol-exposed pregnancies

UCSF Bixby Center
To help ground the debate around alcohol risk and pregnancy, Bixby researchers used the same data as the CDC to estimate the expected actual number of alcohol-exposed pregnancies.

Efforts needed to improve person-centered maternity care

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from Patience Afulani and colleagues is the first known study to measure person-centered maternity care in in more than one country with the same tool.

Previous poor pregnancy outcomes linked to preterm birth

UCSF Bixby Center
New research adds an important dimension to the conversation about preterm birth by studying risk among women with a previous poor pregnancy outcome.

Miscarriage treatment is just as safe in offices as in ambulatory surgical centers

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH compares the safety of miscarriage treatment in three different facility types: office-based settings, hospitals, and ASCs.

Should prenatal care providers offer pregnancy options counseling?

UCSF Bixby Center
Researchers from ANSIRH talked to women seeking prenatal care in Louisiana and Maryland to look at whether options counseling could be a beneficial part of early prenatal care.

Pregnancy and childbirth Resources

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

People

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