The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Congressional and government Affairs
At A Glance
 
 
Briefing
: Birth Settings in America: Outcomes, Quality, Access, and Choice
Dates:
Wed, Feb 5, 2020   525 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.
Wed, Feb 5, 2020   2358B Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.
Thu, Feb 6, 2020   1102 Longworth House Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.
Thu, Feb 6, 2020   211 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 10:30 a.m.

 

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education 
and 
Health and Medicine Division
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on Assessing Health Outcomes by Birth Settings
 
 
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Congressional Briefings
 
on
 
Birth Settings in America:
Outcomes, Quality, Access, and Choice
 
Requested by Congress in P.L. 115-141, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, this new report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, reviews and evaluates maternal and newborn care in the United States, the epidemiology of social and clinical risks in pregnancy and childbirth, birth settings research, and access to and choice of birth settings.
 
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 6, 2020 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.