Pregnancy

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Technology-Facilitated Education and Consultations With Lactation Specialists Triple Breastfeeding Rates Among Low-Income Minority Women in Primary Care Clinics 05/26/14

Two obstetrics/gynecology clinics in the Bronx, New York, offered a breastfeeding counseling, education, and support program to low-income, minority women with healthy pregnancies who came to the...

Statewide Medical Home Program for Low-Income Pregnant Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive Prenatal Care and Case Management, Improves Outcomes 12/06/12

A statewide, public–private partnership known as Community Care of North Carolina adapted its successful primary care medical home model for use with pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries. The...

Inner-City School Health Center's Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services: Enhancing Access to Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prenatal Care, and Contraception 12/06/12

The Rush University College of Nursing operates health centers inside three Chicago public schools that provide convenient, comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to a primarily...

Community-Driven Clinic for Refugee Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive, Culturally Sensitive Care Across the Reproductive Life Span 11/13/12

The Refugee Women's Health Clinic provides culturally competent, comprehensive care across the reproductive life span to a largely African, Asian, and Middle Eastern refugee community in Maricopa...

Partnership Between Private Practice Providers and Hospitals Enhances Access to Comprehensive Dental Care for Underserved, Low-Income Pregnant Women 07/12/12

The Maternal Oral Health Project provides comprehensive dental care to Medicaid-eligible, low-income pregnant women in Nassau County, NY, enrolled in the State's Prenatal Care Assistance Program....

QualityTools

Act Against AIDS 01/13/14

Act Against AIDS is a 5-year national campaign to combat complacency about HIV/AIDS. The Act Against Aids Web site provides resources for campaigns targeted to the general public, at-risk populations, and health care professionals,...

Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum for Primary Care Providers 02/13/13

Smiles for Life is a comprehensive oral health curriculum for primary care clinicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, students, and educators. The set of courses, available online or for download, is designed to enhance the role of...

Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns: What You Can Do To Help 12/04/12

The Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns initiative aims to reduce preterm births and improve outcomes for newborns and pregnant women. This toolkit provides action-oriented resources for health care providers and community-based organizations...

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.

Effective Health Care Program: Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians, and Policymakers 01/13/12

These research summaries, for consumers, clinicians, and policymakers, provide information about the benefits and risks of different treatments for different health conditions. The summaries are based on comparative effectiveness reviews that...

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