May 2, 2012
New Public Health
Preterm babies are born at a higher rate in the US than in 130 other countries, including many poorer nations, according to a report released today, Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth, published by the March of Dimes and almost ...
September 1, 2011
Living in a segregated neighborhood has implications for pregnancy outcomes.
November 30, 2005
Minority-serving hospitals may provide lower quality of care to VLBW infants compared with other hospitals. Because VLBW black infants are disproportionately treated by minority-serving hospitals.
November 12, 2013
A former grantee leads the national fight against infant mortality.
January 1, 2009
In this study, the authors consider the effects of racism on African American women's experience of childbirth. Using focus groups, the authors explore whether racism and its ensuing stress is responsible for the high number of preterm African-American babies.