Maternal Health

Carrier Screening is an important component of genetic health care for family planning, and a pillar of prevention and precision medicine. Advances in technology can now provide individuals with knowledge related to their risk of having children with genetic disorders prior to pregnancy and can…
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.
To mitigate higher than usual newborn readmission rates, Saint Anthony Hospital, based in Chicago, began sending at-risk mothers
An action plan released this month by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) employs a holistic approach and targets uncontrolled hypertension
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.
A recent released report from the Commonwealth Fund attributes the high rate of maternal mortality in the United States to two principal factors.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued two challenges aimed at improving maternal health.
The March of Dimes launched, using the hospital receiving blanket as an emblem of the organization’s call to improve maternal health outcomes through equity, access and prevention.