Introduction to the Midwives Alliance ofNorth America Statistics Project (MANA Stats) MANA Statistics Project (MANA Stats) is a research registry of birth information operated by the Midwives Alliance of North America since 2004. The mission of the Midwives Alliance of North America is to unite, strengthen, support and advocate for the midwifery community and to promote educational, economic, and cultural sustainability of the midwifery profession. Contributors and organizations of contributors (such as state professional midwifery associations) may access summary statistics of their own data at any time. Methods: We used data from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, birth years 2004 to 2009. Jan-Feb 2014;59(1):17-27. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12172. We compared outcomes of neonates born underwater waterbirth (n = 6534), neonates not born underwater nonwaterbirth (n = 10,290), and neonates whose mothers intended a waterbirth but did not have one intended waterbirth (n = 1573). Outcomes of care for 16,984 planned home births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004-2009 – 2. METHODS: We calculated descriptive statistics for maternal demographics, antenatal risk profiles, procedures, and outcomes of planned home births in the Midwives Alliance of North American Statistics Project (MANA Stats) 2.0 data registry. Bovbjerg ML, Cheyney M, Everson C. Maternal and newborn outcomes following waterbirth: The Midwives Alliance of North America statistics project, 2004-2009 cohort. Dear Midwife, The purpose of this letter is to tell you about an ongoing project conducted by the Midwives Alliance of North America, called the MANA Statistics Project or MANA Stats. For more information and to enroll as contributor, click here. Unique Dataset. As you know, your organization, the Midwives Alliance of North America, is currently HIDING your OWN safety statistics on homebirth. You do not need to be a member of the Midwives Alliance to enroll, though we would love you to consider joining to support this great work! YOUR OWN evidence almost certainly shows that homebirth with a midwife increases the risk of neonatal death … In 1982, The Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) was established as a professional organization for midwives.Its stated goal is to unify and strengthen the profession of midwifery, thereby improving the quality of health care for women, babies, and communities. Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009. Contact the Support Team for more details. From 1993 to 1999, using an earlier iteration of the data form, we collected largely retrospective data on a voluntary basis mainly from direct entry midwives involved with home births approached through the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics and Research Committee and the Canadian Midwives Statistics' Collaboration. recorded in the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project dataset (version 2.0, birth years 2004-2009). There is no fee to use the MANA Stats system. Among 16,924 women planning a home birth at the onset of labor, 94% had a vaginal birth, and fewer than 5% required oxytocin augmentation or epidural analgesia. The mission of the Midwives Alliance of North America is to unite, strengthen, support and advocate for the midwifery community and to promote educational, economic, and cultural sustainability of the midwifery profession. See our researcher page for more information. This dataset is intended to support research on midwifery practice and normal birth with the goal of improving care of women and babies and increasing the choices available to childbearing families. Outcomes of care for 16,924 planned home births in the United States: the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009 J Midwifery Womens Health . Melissa Cheyney PhD, CPM, LDM, is Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology at Oregon State University. All Rights Reserved. Capacity- building projects include increased support staff (Data Doulas) to help midwives stay current with data submission and essential software work to allow the staff to handle the continually increasing flow of data. Download the Enrollment Form, print and complete it, and mail it to the address printed on the form. Data on n=47 394 midwife-attended, planned community births come from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project. The data for this study come from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, commonly referred to as MANA Stats.36 MANA Stats is an ongoing, Web-based data collection effort designed to capture complete courses of care from the medical records of women who have had midwife-led pregnancies and births. Project: Support of Operations of MANA Statistics Project (MANA Stats) Midwives Alliance of North America, Division of Research (MANA DOR) These funds will be used to keep the MANA Stats web system online, well maintained, and securely available for use by all United States midwives collecting at present about 1500 completed research ready birth records each month. Science and Sensibility – a research blog from LaMaze International Midwives Alliance of North America, Division of Research Capacity building is essential for the success of a future CPM study, which would triple the size of the MANA Statistics Project. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, vol 61, no 1, January/February 2016, pp 11-20 In 2004, the Midwives Alliance of North American (MANA) division of research developed a Web‐based data collection system (the MANA Statistics Project [MANA Stats]) for the purpose of collecting information on a large, multiyear, voluntary sample of midwife‐led births occurring primarily at home and in birth centers within the United States. The Midwives Alliance of North America envisions Midwifery as a thriving, diverse, autonomous profession in service to families throughout North America. The MANA Statistics Project (MANA Stats) online data collection was launched in November 2004 and continues today. Development and validation of a national data registry for midwife-led births: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project 2.0 dataset) Enroll to submit your data to MANA Stats. J Midwifery Women’s Health . In 1982, The Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) was established as a professional organization for midwives.Its stated goal is to unify and strengthen the profession of midwifery, thereby improving the quality of health care for women, babies, and communities. Outcomes of care for 16,984 planned home births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004-2009 – 2. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, Volume … 2014 May-Jun;59(3):366. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12209. She is also a Certified Professional Midwife in active practice, and the Chair of the Division of Research for the Midwives Alliance of North America where she directs the MANA Statistics Project. Address correspondence to Melissa Cheyney, PhD, CPM, LDM, Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University, Waldo Hall 238, Corvallis, OR 97331. Maternal and Newborn Outcomes Following Waterbirth: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009 Cohort By Marit L. Bovbjerg, Melissa Cheyney and Courtney Everson Cite MANA Stats is a project of the Division of Research of the Midwives Alliance of North America, an organization inclusive of all forms of midwifery. Data on the safety of waterbirth in the United States are lacking.We used data from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, birth years 2004 to 2009. At present approximately 123 California midwives voluntarily participate in MANA Stats. Logistic regression quantified the independent contribution of 10 risk factors to maternal and neonatal outcomes. Jacoby S, Becker G, Crawford S, Wilson RD. The MANA Statistics Registry (MANA Stats) has gathered has over 24,000 records in the initial 2.0 dataset (2004-2009), with more than 15,000 records completed in the second 3.0 dataset (2009-2011). Introduction: Data on the safety of waterbirth in the United States are lacking. Understanding Relative Risks In The Community Birth Setting, Homebirth: An Annotated Guide to the Literature, Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery. Midwives Alliance midwives have been collecting their statistics for research purposes since the 1990s. Data on n=47 394 midwife-attended, planned community births come from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project. The live conference will be held on October 27 and 28, 2020, and will include 10 CEU eligible presentations and 6 interactive discussion options. The Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) was founded in April 1982 to build cooperation among midwives and to promote midwifery as a means of improving health care for North American women and their families. Introduction to the Midwives Alliance ofNorth America Statistics Project (MANA Stats) MANA Statistics Project (MANA Stats) is a research registry of birth information operated by the Midwives Alliance of North America since 2004. © Copyright 2020 by Midwives Alliance of North America. Waterbirth confers no additional risk to neonates; however, waterbirth may be associated with increased risk of genital tract trauma for women. Data were analyzed according to intended and actual place of birth. Certified Professional Midwives can earn CEUs towards recertification by contributing to MANA Stats. Midwives Alliance of North America, Division of Research Capacity building is essential for the success of a future CPM study, which would triple the size of the MANA Statistics Project. The Pre-recorded pre-conference Workshop by Breech Without Borders is a two-day offering that is eligible for 12 CEUs and that will be available throughout the month of October with additional availability through November for those who also register for the live conference. Maternal and Newborn Outcomes Following Waterbirth: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009 Cohort. Outcomes of care for 16,925 planned home births in the United States: the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009. She is also a Certified Professional Midwife in active practice, and the Chair of the Division of Research for the Midwives Alliance of North America where she directs the MANA Statistics Project. MANA STATISTICS PROJECT ENROLLMENT FORM Dear Midwife, The purpose of this letter is to tell you about an ongoing project conducted by the Midwives Alliance of North America, called the MANA Statistics Project or MANA Stats. You can try out a demo version of the system at demo.manastats.org with the username guest and password ‘demoguest’. Development and validation of a national data registry for midwife-led births: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project 2.0 dataset) See our FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions about the MANA Statistics Project. Home Birth Study, Jan 2014 – “Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009.” This study collects data from homebirth midwives through an important initiative called MANAstats. Development and validation of a national data registry for midwife-led births: The midwives alliance of North America statistics project 2.0 dataset Melissa Cheyney, Marit Bovbjerg, Courtney Everson, Wendy Gordon, Darcy Hannibal , Saraswathi Vedam Logistic regression quantified the independent contribution of 10 risk factors to maternal and neonatal outcomes. An account will be set up for you upon enrollment; you will be notified by e-mail of your account name and asked to select your own password. By participating in the MANA Statistics Registry, you are helping your practice and profession to participate in continuous quality improvement as we strive to provide the highest possible quality of care to mothers and babies. Alliance NORTH AMERICA Your midwife is a contributor to the Statistics Project of the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) Division of Research. Cheyney M, Bovbjerg M, Everson C, Gordon W, Hannibal D, & Vedam S. Outcomes of care for 16,984 planned home births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004-2009. This study reports maternal and neonatal outcomes for women planning to give birth at home under midwife-led care, as recorded in the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project dataset (version 2.0, birth years 2004-2009). The site features extensive documentation to explain the system and how to use it. After reading this letter, you will have the opportunity to enroll in the project and to give consent to participate as a data contributor for this project. The MANA Statistics Project (MANA Stats) online data collection was launched in November 2004 and continues … Methods: We used data from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, birth years 2004 to 2009. Midwives Alliance of North America MANA believes that to best serve the needs of consumers, midwives and particularly those without equal access to education, information, or legislation, we must strengthen our communications team and respond to the challenge of expanding and evolving technology. J Midwifery Womens Health. Questions regarding enrollment and participation can be addressed to the MANA Stats Support Team at support@manastats.org. Midwives Alliance of North America Last updated April 24, 2019. Over 1000 records are contributed monthly to our third dataset 4.0 via a state-of-the-art web-based electronic data collection system. In order to submit birth data to the MANA Statistics Project, you must enroll as a contributor. recorded in the Midwives Alliance o f North America Statistics Project da taset (version 2.0, birth years 2004-2009). INTRODUCTION: In 2004, the Midwives Alliance of North America's (MANA's) Division of Research developed a Web-based data collection system to gather information on the practices and outcomes associated with midwife-led births in the United States. The Midwives Alliance conducts this project both to document the value of the midwifery model of care and to give midwives … As of June 2016 we passed 100,000 records in the combined datasets. The Midwives Alliance has the largest database on midwife-led births primarily occurring in home or birth center settings in the United States. MANA #RISE2020 is an online conference produced by the Midwives Alliance of the North America on the GOLD Learning platform. You do not have to practice in the home or birth center setting; hospital-based midwives are welcome to enroll as well. Midwives Alliance midwives have been collecting their statistics for research purposes since the 1990s. The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project (MANA Stats) 2.0 dataset contains demographic characteristics and outcomes for 24,848 midwife‐led births across all settings; 20,893 courses of care were for women who planned a home or birth center birth at the onset of labor. Ideally all members of a practice should enroll. Any midwife, regardless Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009 Cohort. 1. Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009 See NARM’s CPM recertification bulletin for details. These datasets include some of the only U.S. We compared outcomes of neonates born underwater waterbirth (n = 6534), neonates not born underwater nonwaterbirth (n = 10,290), and neonates whose mothers intended a waterbirth but did not have one intended waterbirth … MANA #RISE2020 is an online conference produced by the Midwives Alliance … The data for this study come from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, commonly referred to as MANA Stats.36 MANAStatsisanongoing,Web-based data collection effort designed to capture complete courses of care from the medical records of women who have had midwife-led pregnancies and births. We calculated descriptive statistics for maternal demographics, antenatal risk profiles, procedures, and outcomes of planned home births in the Midwives Alliance of North American Statistics Project (MANA Stats) 2.0 data registry. In doing so, you agree to log every client who comes into your care, that consents to be in MANA Statsand to enter complete data for every birth you attend, using our easy and secure Web-based system. The Midwives Alliance of North America envisions Midwifery as a thriving, diverse, autonomous profession in service to families throughout North America. MANA Stats is a project of the Division of Research of the Midwives Alliance of North America, an organization inclusive of all forms of midwifery. Its stated goal is to unify and strengthen the profession of midwifery, thereby improving the quality of health care for women, babies, and communities. Any midwife, regardless If you have a project or information you would like to share, consider submitting a poster to this year's conference. The Midwives Alliance's Statistics Project (MANA Stats) collects data on birth and associated perinatal care and outcomes, focusing on out-of-hospital births attended by midwives. All Rights Reserved. We used data from the Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, birth years 2004 to 2009. This study examines outcomes of planned home births in the United States between 2004 and 2009. She is also a Certified Professional Midwife in active practice, the Chair of the Governor-appointed Board of Direct-entry Midwifery for the State of Oregon, and the Chair of the Division of Research for the Midwives Alliance of North America where she directs the MANA Statistics Project. And as of 2014, the Midwives Alliance gives awards for the best poster presentation in each of two categories: student/apprentice poster and graduate/professional researcher poster. At present approximately 123 California midwives voluntarily participate in MANA Stats. 61 (2016), 11-20. recorded in the Midwives Alliance o f North America Statistics Project da taset (version 2.0, birth years 2004-2009). 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