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Text4Baby for Pregnant Women and New Moms

A free SMS health and safety service to help mothers and babies celebrates its third year helping improve infant mortality in the United States.

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When a Baby is Born Too Soon

Today GAPPS, an initiative of Seattle Children’s, announced five innovative research projects that places the focus on prevention of premature births to shrink that knowledge gap.

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Filling the Knowledge Vacuum

The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth announced funded projects today for the Preventing Preterm Birth initiative.

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Let's Make September Infant Survival Month

Most infant deaths are preventable and organizations around the world are making a difference through their efforts to increase the number of front line community health workers and skilled birth attendants, provide basic training to address birth asphyxia,
engage mothers in the community to support new mothers, and deliver critical stage-based health information to new and expecting moms via mobile phones.

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Maternal Obesity Linked to Newborn Death in Sub-Saharan Africa

We now have evidence that a new, emerging story may be developing about maternal obesity and the risk it poses to babies’ lives.

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