The Imperative to Train More Midwives

Just as there are issues of cost and quality with the overuse and underuse of interventions in the birth process, there are similar issues of cost and quality in the education of primary maternity care providers. Carol Sakala, PhD, MSPH, Director of Programs at Childbirth Connection, will explore the education of maternity care providers from the perspective of the analysis and recommendations in the Blueprint for Action, Steps Toward a High-Quality, High-Value Maternity Care System.