Fetal-maternal medicine expert, Giancarlo Mari, MD, discusses opportunities in the field that may further improve infant mortality rates, including fetal intensive care.
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.
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.
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.