Safe to Sleep® 2019 SIDS Awareness Month #SafeSleepSnap Toolkit

Aug 05, 2019
The Safe to Sleep® campaign invites you to participate in this year’s #SafeSleepSnap photo activity for SIDS Awareness Month. We appreciate your commitment to safe infant sleep practices and to raising awareness about safe sleep...

Progesterone Messaging Toolkit now available to help reduce risk of premature birth and infant mortality

Aug 05, 2019
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is pleased to announce the availability of the Progesterone Messaging Toolkit available at . This toolkit is designed to provide Credible Messengers, such as home visitors,...

OCPIM Quarterly Meeting Summary: Making Great Strides in Ohio

Aug 05, 2019
The quarterly OCPIM Meeting, a visual session, was well attended with nearly 200 participants on the phone and online. The next meeting will be face-to-face in Cleveland on October 11, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location and agenda to...

Four Things About Grief That Never Change

Mar 13, 2019
By Lori Ennis From Still Standing Magazine This year, my son would turn seven… if he’d lived. He died the day after he was born, after years of infertility and adoption failures and a perfectly-perfect and healthy full-term pregnancy. A...

Baby 1st Network 2019 Mini-Grant Program

Mar 13, 2019
Caring Communities Embracing Grieving Parents and Families Baby 1st Network announces its 4th annual mini-grant program for community-driven organizations in the state of Ohio with a mission to reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and...

Maternal Depression: First steps families and advocates can take to help mother and babies

Jan 09, 2019
Every year, thousands of mothers in the United States experience maternal depression. When a mother's mental health suffers, her child's development can be affected. Helping more mothers, families and family advocates learn about maternal...