|An Update on Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings: Workshop Summary
More than 30 years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) convened a committee to determine methodologies and research needed to evaluate childbirth settings in...
|Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters
Despite the fact that the U.S. government currently supports hundreds of data sets and measures through federal surveys and administrative data systems, the United States lacks robust national- and...
|Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines
As women of childbearing age have become heavier, the trade-off between maternal and child health created by variation in gestational weight gain has become more difficult to reconcile. Weight Gain...
|Reducing the Odds: Preventing Perinatal Transmission of HIV in the United States
Thousands of HIV-positive women give birth every year. Further, because many pregnant women are not tested for HIV and therefore do not receive treatment, the number of children born with HIV is still...
|Depression in Parents, Parenting, and Children: Opportunities to Improve Identification, Treatment, and Prevention
Depression is a widespread condition affecting approximately 7.5 million parents in the U.S. each year and may be putting at least 15 million children at risk for adverse health outcomes. Based on...