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Rural Hospital Closures Prompt Maternal and Infant Mortality Concerns, Psychological Birth Trauma

This article was initially published in RACmonitor and appears with the publisher’s permission The country’s smallest hospitals continue to be in peril, as are the patients who rely on them. This issue continues to be the reality for rural health with major challenges for the patients and providers in those regions. 7.4% of babies born in the US are birthed at hospitals handling 10 to 500 births a year, or “low-volume” hospitals. In the context of our industry’s fiscal focus, that number...

Virtual premiere of From the Ashes: Nov 6

Bay Area nonprofit, Supporting Mamas, is proud to co-host the premiere of From the Ashes , a personal film from Theresa Fortune about her own journey with postpartum depression. The premiere will feature a panel of mental health experts exploring the inequities of maternal mental healthcare faced by women of color. From the Ashes is a multidisciplinary narrative of a black woman’s journey through postpartum depression and towards spiritual rebirth. Through the use of photography, video...

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impact of lack of access to diapers

Karen Clemmer
Is the lack of access to diapers impacting, children or families you know? If yes, please share what the lack of diapers looks like - excoriated bottoms, infection, irritability, etc. This question is seeking to better understand if / how / etc limited access to (costly!) diapers impacts families. Thoughts? Suggestions? Ideas? Thank you, KarenRead More...
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