Why Does Childbirth Still Kill?

Each year, more than 5.6 million women and newborns around the world die during pregnancy, childbirth, or in the first month of life. What is more shocking is that the vast majority of these deaths should never happen. Since 1990, maternal deaths have decreased by 44% and the rate of newborn deaths has fallen as […]

Healthy Living: Baby Friendly Hospital

IF YOU VISIT THE BIRTHING CENTER AT SAN JUAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN FARMINGTON, YOU WON’T SEE AN INFANT ROOM WITH TIGHTLY SWADDLED BABIES IN ROWS OF GLASS CRIBS. INSTEAD, YOU’LL FIND NEWBORN INFANTS IN ROOMS WITH THEIR MOMMAS AND POPPAS, AND QUITE POSSIBLY, GRANDMAS, GRANDPAS AND SIBLINGS, TOO. SAN JUAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER RECENTLY […]