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How Racism May Cause Black Mothers To Suffer The Death Of Their Infants
Infant Mortality

How Racism May Cause Black Mothers To Suffer The Death Of Their Infants

Samantha Pierce of Cleveland has a 7-year-old daughter, Camryn. In 2009, Pierce gave premature birth to twins. The babies did not survive. Scientists say black women lead more stressful lives, which makes them more likely to give birth prematurely and puts their babies at risk of dying.

Safe Sleep
Motherhood

These are the Safe Sleep Top 10 according to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Safe Sleep

SIDs stands for sudden infant death syndrome. This term describes the sudden, unexplained death of an infant younger than 1 year of age. Some people call SIDS “crib death,” because many babies who die of SIDS are found in their cribs. However, cribs don’t cause SIDS.  Health care providers don’t know exactly what causes SIDS, but they do know:  The back sleep position is the safest, and every sleep time counts.

Making Pregnancy Safer for Women of Color
Pregnancy

Making Pregnancy Safer for Women of Color

The stress that a pregnant Black women experiences every day can be decreased by providing easy access to prenatal care, and an environment that insures that women feel respected, cared for and fully supported, Clinics that make getting care stressful by treating clients with disrespect or operating on race and gender stereotypes can add a new source of trauma, further endangering women during the vulnerable time that is pregnancy.

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To Push or Not To Push

Hospitals urging women not to "push" while laying on their backs during childbirth.

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Battle for Our Babies Event May 12, 2018

Battle for Our Babies Event May 12, 2018

Join us at Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) on May 12th for the “Battle For Our Babies” Awards Event!.  

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth

Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth

The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is the highest among affluent nations. Researchers believe that with better education, postpartum nurses could help mothers identify life-threatening complications.

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