March of Dimes gives Ohio, U.S. "C" grades - again - for premature birth rate
Ohio's preliminary preterm birth rate in 2013 was 12.1 percent of live births, the same rate as in 2012.
now I know my ABC’s... for safe sleep!
In late September, Dayton Children’s hosted some of our state legislators from the Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee as they toured the state to learn more about infant mortality. Today, Senator Shannon Jones shares some of the lessons she learned on that tour. Now I Know My ABC’s… for Safe Sleep!Guest Blogger: State Senator Shannon Jones, Springboro
A Poor Neighborhood In Chicago Looks To Cuba To Fight Infant Mortality
Infant mortality in some of the poorest ZIP codes in the United States rivals that of countries like war-torn Syria. Cuba, meanwhile, does a good job of keeping babies healthy on a tight budget. A team of Cuban health professionals recently spent time in Chicago helping peers there tackle the daunting problem.
Infant Mortality | Maternal and Infant Health | Reproductive Health
Over 23,000 infants died in the United States in 2016. CDC is committed to improving birth outcomes and reduce infant mortality in the United States.
Ohio Hospital Association
Established in 1915, OHA is the nation’s first state-level hospital association. OHA exists to collaborate with member hospitals and health systems to ensure a healthy Ohio. OHA represents hospitals and health systems throughout Ohio.
Boxing Up Baby: Why New Jersey Will Give All New Parents This Item for Free
These baby boxes could reduce infant mortality — and now, it’s easier than ever for New Jersey parents to get one for free.
Why Do Black Babies Have Twice The Infant Mortality Rate? Lamaze board member, LCCE and certified nurse midwife Venus Standards share four things black women can do before birth to help ensure a healthy baby.
12 Real Life Photos of Black Mothers Breastfeeding, Regardless of What Statistics Say
It is understood around the world that women of color, specifically black women, face the most complex challenges in maternal, birth, and breastfeeding support.