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Infant, maternal mortality: How community input in tool development could save lives
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Innovators are seeking new ways to address infant and maternal mortality rates, with a special focus on combating racial health disparities.​

Infant, maternal mortality: How community input in tool development could save lives

Adorned with balloons and celebratory flowers, the maternity ward is often seen as the beacon of hope at a hospital. But for many families, childbirth is a challenging, dangerous and sometimes even fatal process for both moms and babies. 

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

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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.

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It’s Becoming More Evident: The Stress of Racism Is Killing Our Babies...and Us

It’s Becoming More Evident: The Stress of Racism Is Killing Our Babies...and Us

If A=B, and B=C, does A=C? Well, not always, but in the case of stress, racism, and preterm birth, one researcher thinks there’s a definitive case to be made.

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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

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