Our guest is Steven Calvin, a maternal-fetal medicine physician who is currently serving on the US HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (SACIM). Dr.Calvin has 40 years of experience in the field and is the founder and medical director of the Minnesota Birth Center. We have a wide-ranging conversation discussing trends in maternal mortality, COVID and pregnancy, and the role of midwives in the ecology of obstetric care.
- Studnicki et al. Improving the metrics and data reporting for maternal mortality: A challenge to public health surveillance and effective prevention (published in OJPHI)
- Studnicki and Fisher. Recent increases in the US maternal mortality rates: Disentangling trends from measurement issues (published in Obstretrics & Gynecology)
- Ameya Kulkarni. Maternal Mortality: Separating Signal from Noise (published in The Health Care Blog)
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