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Urban Healthy Start Program Offers Support at Each Stage of Childbearing Cycle, Leading to Fewer Low- and Very Low–Birthweight Babies 08/09/13

Baltimore Healthy Start, a nonprofit community-based organization, works to reduce infant mortality among the largely African-American population it serves by offering a comprehensive series of...

State Partnership Supports Quality Improvement in Pediatric Practices, Leading to More Evidence-Based Care, Better Care Coordination, and High Satisfaction in Participating Practices 01/09/13

A public–private partnership of State agencies, academic institutions, and pediatric practices, the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program supports participating practices in implementing and...

Palliative Care Program Honors Parent Wishes and Provides Support, Generating Positive Feedback From Families Facing Loss of Baby 05/25/11

The Hand-in-Hand Perinatal Palliative Care Program provides a formal, organized system of support for pregnant women and families who experience or will soon experience the loss of a baby with a...

Rehearsing Team Care for Relatively Rare Obstetric Emergencies Leads to Improved Outcomes 01/22/09

Multidisciplinary teams at the University of Kansas Hospital seek to improve the handling of obstetric emergencies by rehearsing team responses to emergency situations that can occur during a...

Nurse Home Visits Improve Birth Outcomes, Other Health and Social Indicators for Low-Income, First-Time Mothers and Their Children 08/04/08

The Nurse–Family Partnership program, which operates in more than 500 counties in 43 States, US Virgin Islands, and 6 tribal nations, consists of a series of home visits conducted by nurses to low...

QualityTools

Children's Electronic Health Record Format 03/06/13

The Children’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) Format, for EHR system developers, provides information about critical functionality, data elements, and other requirements needed in an EHR system to improve quality measurement and collection of...

Medicine and Pregnancy Fact Sheet 09/20/12

The Medicine and Pregnancy Fact Sheet provides tips for women on how to keep themselves and their babies safe during pregnancy by getting the facts before taking medications.

This tool is also available in Spanish.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Risk Calculator 10/25/11

This calculator predicts the probability of a successful vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). It is based on the equation published in the article, “Does information available at admission for delivery improve prediction of vaginal birth after...

KidsHealth 03/16/11

As part of the Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, the KidsHealth Web site provides parents, kids, and teens with easy-to-understand information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years...

Text4baby 09/08/10

Text4baby is a free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health. An educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), text4baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information...

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