Who Are the Women Giving Birth in Various Settings?
  Marian MacDorman, Reproductive Branch, National Center for Health Statistics
Nigel Paneth, Michigan State University
10:25 Break
10:40 Panel 2—Assessment of Risk in Pregnancy
  Moderator: Benjamin Sachs, Tulane University
  Identifying Low Risk Pregnancies
  Kimberly D. Gregory, Cedars-Sinai
  A Sociological Perspective on Risk Assessment in Pregnancy
  Elizabeth Armstrong, Princeton University
  M. Kathryn Menard, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
11:45 Panels 1 and 2 Discussion
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 Panel 3—Birth Settings and Health Outcomes: State of the Science
  Moderator: Holly Powell Kennedy, Yale University
  Cochrane Review: Alternative Versus Conventional Institutional Settings for Birth
  Ellen Hodnett, University of Toronto
  Birthplace in England Collaborative Group Studies
  Jane Sandall, King’s College, London
  Process of Care During Childbirth
  Carol Sakala, Childbirth Connection
  Effect of Built Environment on Health Outcomes
  Esther M. Sternberg, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

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