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Midwifery care and birth outcomes in the United States

Midwifery care and birth outcomes in the United States

We’ve covered lots of important topics related to maternal health in the United States. We’ve talked about the alarming trends in maternal mortality r ...
Protect yourself and your child from flu

Protect yourself and your child from flu

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) There are a lot of ways that you can keep yourself and your developing baby healthy dur ...
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): What you need to know

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): What you need to know

Did you know that September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month? Polycystic ovary syndrome (also called PCOS) is one of the most common cause ...
Why your sexual health matters

Why your sexual health matters

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month. Your reproductive organs include your uterus (also called womb), fallopian tubes, ovaries and cerv ...
NICU Family Support® Program

NICU Family Support® Program

Parents have very mixed feelings when their baby is in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU). They may be happy to welcome their baby, bu ...
Infant Mortality Awareness Month 2019

Infant Mortality Awareness Month 2019

Throughout the month of September, organizations come together to raise awareness about a sad, but very important topic: infant mortality. Infant ...
Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week

Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week

Over the last few years, opioids have gotten a lot of attention in the United States. That’s because prescription misuse, opioid use disorder (add ...
Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with good health

Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with good health

From September 15th through October 15th we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This is a time where we recognize Hispanic culture, achievements an ...
Say “thank you” this Neonatal Nurses Week 2019

Say “thank you” this Neonatal Nurses Week 2019

The newborn or neonatal intensive care unit (also called NICU) is a nursery in a hospital that provides around-the-clock care to sick or premature ...
International FASD Awareness Day

International FASD Awareness Day

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (also called FASDs) are always caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Don’t drink alcohol if you’re pregnan ...