SOBC 2018 Financial Aid Fund!

The Southern Oregon Birth Connections Financial Aid Fund provides opportunities for women and their families in Jackson and Josephine counties, who are in need of financial support to access prenatal, birth, and postpartum services. The goal of this program is to support women and their families in gaining access to services in our region’s communities….

Coffee, caffeine and pregnancy: The new research

     A recent study published in Biomedical Central by Sengpiel and colleagues has found an association between coffee consumption and increased pregnancy length (5-8 hours / 100 mg caffeine).  Additionally, there was also an association between caffeine intake from all possible sources (coffee, tea, chocolate) and delivering babies with low birth weight and at increased risk…