A new initiative uses community connections and tailored medical and behavioral approaches to reduce the impact of socioeconomic imbalances for mothers and infants.
Program Aims to Combat Infant Mortality Rates
Cleveland Clinic’s prenatal group program offers a unique “centering” approach to supportive prenatal care and education. Watch as certified nurse-midwives and participants reflect on their experiences.
The Future of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal-maternal medicine expert, Giancarlo Mari, MD, discusses opportunities in the field that may further improve infant mortality rates, including fetal intensive care.
At Once Routine and Highly Specialized: Providing Value-Based, High Quality Care for Women across the Lifespan
A chat with Beri Ridgeway, MD, newly appointed chair of the Cleveland Clinic Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute, about her passion for research and her commitment to addressing disparities and decreasing infant mortality rates.
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Reducing Infant Mortality with Group Pregnancy and Parenting Programs
Trading 20-minute prenatal visits for 2-hour group appointments could be key to reducing U.S. infant mortality. Moms in the CenteringPregnancy program have fewer preterm births and healthier babies.
Nursing Team Focuses on Reducing Sleep-Related Deaths in Ohio
With Ohio ranked 45th out of 50 in infant mortality, Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN nurses are part of a statewide effort to save babies. The focus has been on educating families on safe sleeping practices for newborns.