Maternal and Child Health

May 6, 2021
The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) wrote to the co-sponsors of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 (H.R. 959/S. 346) to reiterate the coalition’s support for the legislation.
Mar 4, 2021
To mitigate higher than usual newborn readmission rates, Saint Anthony Hospital, based in Chicago, began sending at-risk mothers
Dec 10, 2020
An action plan released this month by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) employs a holistic approach and targets uncontrolled hypertension
Nov 24, 2020
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) within the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking input on the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Strategic Plan.
Nov 19, 2020
A recent released report from the Commonwealth Fund attributes the high rate of maternal mortality in the United States to two principal factors.
Oct 22, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued two challenges aimed at improving maternal health.
Oct 1, 2020
The March of Dimes launched BlanketChange.org, using the hospital receiving blanket as an emblem of the organization’s call to improve maternal health outcomes through equity, access and prevention.
Aug 29, 2019
The latest Joint Commission R3 (Requirement, Rationale, Reference) Report describes changes to two maternal safety standards accredited hospitals must meet.