The Collective Repast: Grieve, Fellowship, Celebrate, Heal -- A Virtual Conversation with Dr. Stacy Scott and Friends

Aug 11, 2020
In many communities the repast is a tradition, a time family, friends, and close acquaintances sit down for a meal and conversation —not of the death of loved one, but of their life journey and a future full of faith and hope for the...

Blog: How Do We Address Black Grief, Compounded by Centuries of Racism, Loss and Trauma?

Jul 07, 2020
By Caitlin Forbes This is a recap from a recent webinar and interview with Dr. Stacy D. Scott. COVID-19 is disproportionately killing the Black community, with nearly 23 percent of deaths attributed to African Americans despite only making...

Agonizing Lag in Coronavirus Research Puts Pregnant Women and Babies at Risk

Jul 06, 2020
After months of asserting pregnant women were not at high risk for the coronavirus, the CDC recently released a study with sobering findings for expectant mothers. Experts say the data gaps are almost as worrisome as the results. https://...

We Stand With You!

Jun 18, 2020
Baby 1st Network stands in solidarity with those opposed to systematic racism, health disparities, and the trauma endured by African Americans in this country. There are striking racial disparities in maternal mortality, morbidity, and...

Safe Sleep Resources for Child-Care Providers

May 26, 2020
Millions of babies across the country attend child-care, which makes child-care providers invaluable allies for championing infant safe sleep. Child-care providers can make sure that all babies in their care sleep in a safe environment ...

OCPIM VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETING -- Friday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to noon

May 26, 2020
We look forward to all of you joining us this Friday for the OCPIM VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETING from 10 a.m. to noon. We are excited to share with you that our guest speaker will be Dr. Anthony Bobo. A psychologist specializing in mental...