Science and investors in research should be committed to the study of pregnancy and safe childbirth. In representing mothers and babies injured by birth trauma, it is my mission to help women understand their pregnancies and ensure that we are improving the safety of childbirth.
Get out and start the conversation: every woman deserves to understand what is happening to their bodies and is entitled to safe delivery of their newborn.
“About 10 percent of reproductive-age women become pregnant each year in the United States, but far less research is done into pregnancy than into much less common conditions. The effect of medicines on pregnant women and their fetuses is rarely studied. Basic understanding of pregnancy itself is full of gaping scientific holes, mysteries that include how the placenta forms and what, exactly, controls the timing of birth.”