Public health departments are trying to prevent birth inequities incarcerated individuals often face. The LEV program in Contra Costa is one such example.
The United States currently has one of the highest infant mortality rates of all developed countries in the world. In this time of crisis, many black women have begun to search for care outside of the traditional model.
Reports of ineffective vaccines given to thousands of children have sparked uproar in China. What does this mean for public perception of vaccines?
Crisis pregnancy centers provide pregnant women with free prenatal care. Their goal? To steer pregnant women away from abortion.
Since 1990, reproductive health in America has become safer, more efficient, and less costly. Teen pregnancies have decreased substantially, new technology has made abortions safer, and access to contraception has slowed the spread of sexually transmitted diseases around the world. However, under the new administration,
On November 6, 2016, the country awoke in shock to find that their 45th president would not be the first woman president as so adamantly expected, but rather the first president in recent history with no political experience and with few concrete policy ideas. Because
“Best Babies Zone” is part two of a two-part series on life course theory. To read part one, click here. Over the last two centuries, the improvement of medicine, nutrition, and childcare resources has drastically reduced the infant mortality rate in the United States. Due