Welcome to Twitter, Birth Pro!

  Hello Birth Professional! We are *so* glad to see you here. Maybe you’ve been on Twitter for awhile and are just setting up your professional account. Or maybe you are touching your toes into this social media platform for the very first time. Either way, we really need you and your genius in the twittersphere. More…

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Get Karen to Haiti: A Grassroots Fundraiser for Safer Births

Ensuring Safe Births During Unsafe Times When disasters strike – like the earthquake in Haiti, Sri Lanka’s tsunami, or hurricane Katrina – emergency tents are set up and medical aid rushes in. What we at BirthSwell recently learned, though, is that the need for reproductive health care – including basic care for women in the…

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BirthGenius Twitter Chat: Show Us the Evidence!

It’s time for the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Date: Tuesday, September 19th, 2011 Time: 1:30 pm edt Details: Read up on the chat and learn how to participate. This month’s topic: Show Us the Evidence!   We’re intrigued. Earlier this month a study was published in Obstetrics & Gynecology that found that only 25% of…

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Twitter Tips for Conference Attendees

(Eds note: Back by popular demand! This post was originally run last August, after our Twitter chat on tweeting conferences.  We asked JonaRose Feinberg (@CallMeCass) if she would share her BirthGenius with all of us in anticipation of  Lamaze 2011. We’re lucky she agreed! Here’s her guest post – enjoy.) Using Twitter at a conference adds a…

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