"Listening to Mothers III" Survey Released Today, Supports What We Already Know - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-09-2013, 10:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
HWBMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 27
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Childbirth Connection is a non-profit organization that aims to "improve the quality and value of maternity care through consumer engagement and health system transformation" (from their Mission Statement).  Today they released the results of a U.S. survey of mothers who gave birth in a one year period (July 1, 2011- June 31, 2012) to singles in hospitals only. 

Quote:
Initiative is devoted to understanding experiences and perspectives of childbearing women and using this knowledge to improve maternity policy, practice, education, and research. Listening to Mothers surveys enable us to compare actual experiences of childbearing women and newborns with mothers’ preferences, as well as with evidence-based care, optimal outcomes, and protections granted by law. Identified gaps present opportunities to improve conditions for this large and important population during this crucial period.

 

Their Facebook page highlighted and graphed some of the results like this one below showing a clear correlation between mothers who felt pressured to have intervention and the resulting percentage of those who had intervention.

 

*

 

 

They also shared some quotes from mothers that provided feedback from their survey

*

 

 

Check out the rest of the highlights on the Childbirth Connection Facebook page and read the full report of the survey here.

 

Do you think these types of surveys - going directly to the mothers - will help better the maternity care in the U.S.?  


Work-at-home mama of one tot with another on the way!

I blog here and at www.hippieswithbabies.com.

HWBMama is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-12-2013, 02:51 PM
 
tracyamber's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 3,769
Mentioned: 209 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 71 Post(s)

Thanks for sharing.

tracyamber is offline  
Old 05-20-2013, 09:30 AM
 
jtapc90's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Posts: 207
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Yes, thank you for sharing. Very interesting and eye opening 


bfinfant.gifbreastfeedingfemalesling.GIF baby-wearing familybed1.gif bed-sharing greenthumb.gif herb growing/using nocirc.gif no circ'ing  lady.gif Mama 

bikenew.gif6-25-2006goodvibes.gif11.29.2008dust.gif7-6-2010babyf.gif10-3-2012 belly.gifcraving #5 ALREADY 

jtapc90 is offline  
 

Tags
News
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off