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Dedicated Inpatient Unit Improves Outcomes and Generates High Satisfaction for Women With Severe Perinatal Depression 09/07/12

The University of North Carolina Center for Women's Mood Disorders created the Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit to serve women with severe perinatal depression. This standalone unit features a...

School-Based Prenatal Care Coordination Program Enhances Access to Culturally Sensitive Care, Improves Birth Outcomes for Immigrant and Minority Teens 02/04/10

The North High School–based onsite medical clinic added an obstetrics care coordination program that provides comprehensive and culturally sensitive prenatal care, education, support, and...

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...

Remote Viewing of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Babies by Mother Promotes Bonding, Potentially Improves Infants' Long-Term Outcomes 01/11/08

Under a program known as “Angel Eye,” the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences allows mothers who are unable to travel to the hospital to view their infants in the neonatal intensive care...

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Maternal and Child Health Library 12/17/07

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Library is a virtual guide to MCH information. It offers a combination of MCH information compiled by library staff and pathways to the best MCH information available on other Web sites, from organizations and...

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