Newborn Health and Safety

Newborn Health and Safety

Part of a multi-column series focused on Maternal and Infant Health in Southeast Arkansas. While maternal health and maternal mortality are major topics of discussion on the national scale, another important aspect of care during a Labor and Delivery hospital stay is...
Maternal Health Starts Early

Maternal Health Starts Early

Part of a multi-column series focused on Maternal and Infant Health in Southeast Arkansas While discussing the national concerns about maternal mortality – that is, women dying due to complications of childbirth – I would be remiss if I did not address overall...
Local Efforts Improving Maternal Mortality

Local Efforts Improving Maternal Mortality

Part of a multi-column series focused on Maternal and Infant Health in Southeast Arkansas. Becoming a parent is intimidating, but I don’t want national news stories about maternal death rates to concern you or your loved ones unnecessarily. In my last column on...
Statewide attention on maternal mortality

Statewide attention on maternal mortality

This is part of a multi-column series focused on Maternal and Infant Health in Southeast Arkansas. As I mentioned last week in my previous column, my aim in writing is to help local women and their families understand more about the recent national attention that...