Co-editor and section author, Our Bodies, Ourselves, 9th edition (2011)
Selected Articles for Peer-Reviewed Journals and Medical or Midwifery Publications
Romano, A. (2013). New Opportunities for Birth Centers in a Transforming Health Care System. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 58(5). [ abstract ]
Calvin, S. & Romano, A. (2013). Paying for and delivering pregnancy care. Minnesota Medicine, 96(4). [ full-text ]
Romano, A. (2012). Transforming Maternity Care: Implementing the Blueprint for Action. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 21(3). [ full-text ]
Romano, A., Gerber, H., & Andrews, D. (2010). Social media, power, and the future of VBAC. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 19(3). [ full text ]
Romano, A. & Lothian, J. (2008). Promoting, supporting and protecting normal birth: a look at the evidence. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 37(1). [ full text ]
Romano, A. (2007). A changing landscape: implications of pregnant women’s internet use for childbirth educators. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 16(4). [ full text ]
Goer, H., Lothian, J.A., Sagady-Leslie, M., Romano, A., Salt, K., Shealy, K., et al. (2007) Evidence basis for the ten steps of mother-friendly care. The Journal of Perinatal Education, Supplement; 16(1). [ full text ]
Selected articles for the Transforming Maternity Care Blog
5 reasons birth centers have met their moment
Late preterm birth: a maternal health problem, too
Making women and families our maternity care system’s “unwavering focus and fully engaged agents of change”
Reasonable choices for bringing back VBAC
Selected articles for Science & Sensibility
How to get good maternity care
Do cesareans cause endometriosis (redux)? What could patient-driven research look like?
Rigging the election: when it comes to elective induction, are women asking for it?
Planned home birth and neonatal death: who do we believe?
Meta-analysis: the wrong tool (wielded improperly)
Six reasons I *heart* qualitative research
What SUVs can teach us about maternity care
Do we need a Cochrane review to tell us that women should move in labor?
No difference? The case of cesarean surgery and postpartum infection
The new GBS Cochrane review: A hot mess!
Active management of newborn transition: an invisible and untested package of care
The maternity conundrum: one thing Atul Gawande doesn’t get about health care reform
Selected articles for e-Patients.net: The Official Blog of the Society for Participatory Medicine
Are consumers at the bottom of the evidence pyramid?
Low-Tech Models of Participatory Medicine: The Astounding Results of Group Prenatal Care
A Lifetime of Participatory Medicine Can Start with Maternity Care
Articles for The Health Care Blog
Delivering Progress, Choosing Wisely
A Mother’s Day Manifesto: Blood, Toil, Tears, & Sweat
Bending the Curve, Beginning with Birth
Article for The Giving Birth with Confidence Blog
A Tale of Two Home Births
Article for RH Reality Check
Improving Maternity Care: A Mother and Child Reunion