E – Learning Suturing Course – Through Collaboration with Commonsense Childbirth and GynZone®

E -learning for midwives. An online e-learning suturing course for midwives bought to you through collaboration with GynZone® “GynZone provides you with the latest professional knowledge of how lacerations at childbirth can be diagnosed, anesthetized and sutured effectively. This is achieved by using e-learning, animations and videos available by online access. GynZone is produced by professional midwives and gynecologists with vast experience in research and clinical practice.” GynZone website www.gynzone.net…

THROWBACK 80’S PROM – Fundraiser for Commonsense Childbirth Inc.

Friends of Commonsense Childbirth Presents Become a Sponsor/ Purchase Tickets   On November 14th we will hold an adults onlyThrowback 80’s Prom themed Create the Memories – Strengthen Families from 8:00pm – 11:00pm at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Longwood.The proceeds from the event will go to programs that support a new woman’s health-prenatal clinic in Pine Hills.  This clinic will be an extension of a proven method of prenatal…

Orientation

We are pleased to announce that the Orientation has been set for June 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm. This informational session will be held at: The Birth Place 213 S Dillard Street Ste 340 Winter Garden FL 34787 In this meeting, we will: – Outline the academic program and its requirements – Outline the clinical portion of the program, including preceptor sites, hours required, and “numbers” required. – Outline the…

National Prematurity Awareness Month

PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH  Contact: Jennie Joseph Email: jennie@commonsensechildbirth.org Website: www.commonsensechildbirth.org Orlando, FL: November is Prematurity Awareness Month, which aims to draw national attention to the number of American babies, born before their 37th completed week of gestation. There is a need to educate the public on this issue as the numbers, although slightly improved recently, still leave the US ranking poorly amongst other developed nations when it…

Sneaking in Education

This summer Every Mother Counts extended a new $127,400 grant to Commonsense Childbirth, expanding Jennie’s innovative education model to more women.  Women who do not receive adequate prenatal care are three to four times more likely to die than women who do. Through this grant, 300 women will be able to get the recommended number of prenatal care visits and prenatal education on nutrition, healthy pregnancy, breastfeeding, and newborn care.…

Cesarean Section in the United States of America

“Wake Up Everybody”                                                                                July 27, 2014 Recently those of us in the ‘birthy’ world had our collective hearts broken by yet another story of an American woman being denied her rights to the opportunity of a trial of labor after a cesarean section. In this particular case, Jennifer Goodall, a Florida woman at term expecting her fourth baby, who had been previously delivered by three cesarean sections, was threatened with…

New EmpowEHR™ developments reach out to support Childbirth Professionals

Childbirth Pro is the latest product development from EmpowEHR™, the clinical system which is now in place at Jennie Joseph’s birthing center, The Birth Place and will soon be available to serve the growing number of Childbirth Professionals. Childbirth Pro will function like an electronic health record specialized to meet the needs of the childbirth educators, doulas and lactation professionals.

Midwife Jennie Joseph on Race, Power, and Changing Birth in America

Interview and post May 5, 2014 by Sheryl Rivett. Childbirth and Feminism aren’t words that are often paired together in the same sentence. The focus for most feminist movements is on the decision whether to have a not, and whether a woman has full agency in the decision when deciding not to carry a pregnancy to full-term. But what about the women who decide to have a child? Where do you find feminism…

Jennie Joseph enlists the help of British system designer to develop a dedicated logistical obstetric EHR with tools to deliver safe, evidence-based patient-centered care.

Frustrated with her current EHR system and with the drive and inspiration to improve perinatal outcomes, Jennie Joseph, CEO of the Birth Center and Founder of the Commonsense Childbirth Organisation, enlisted the help of British system designer Peter Davies to develop EmpowEHR™, a dedicated logistical obstetric EHR with tools to deliver safe, evidence-based patient-centered care and optimal functionality for a busy midwife in practice.

The Problem, the Solution, and the Woman Who Finds Solutions – Midwife Jennie Joseph

The Incredible Jennie Joseph! Everyday, 1000 women die from complications caused by childbirth or pregnancy. Christy Turlington Burns founder of Every Mother Counts, shares the story of Jennie Joseph, a midwife whose dedication to providing quality care is changing the lives of pregnant women in her community.