Stages & Ages - Pregnancy
In 2020, 6,122 calls were made to Stark County Children Services Report Line, resulting in 2,762 cases requiring assistance or intervention.
Endometriosis can be a scary diagnosis, but separating the truth from the myth can help you understand how to navigate this condition.
The United States has the highest rate of maternal deaths in the industrialized world. A third of the deaths occur after delivery, when experts note a significant share of American
(Akron, Ohio) – Akron Children’s Hospital and the Molly Ann Gries Foundation have partnered to create a free online training program to educate parents and caregivers about best practices related
Pregnancy is an exciting but scary time. Knowing what to do to avoid prenatal infections can help calm your nerves.
We often hear the stories of foster families and the children whom they have shared their homes and their lives with. But, behind the scenes, are those who perform the
Statistics on infant mortality rates provide crucial information about infant and maternal health. Why are there nearly twice as many deaths among black Americans as white non-Hispanic Americans?
(U.S.) – The World Health Organization (WHO) advised against pregnant women receiving Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in a recent report.
(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – The TUFF (Tuscarawas United-Feeding our Future) Bags program continues to serve local school children by partnering at-risk youth from the juvenile court with community volunteers to
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and we’re sharing 4 tips to help you increase your likelihood of having a healthy baby.
Experts indicate that pregnant women were excluded from trials for the coronavirus vaccine, so there is little information regarding the safety of the vaccine for that group.
Thinking about how nervous I would get as a child made me think of all the students I work with, and the different behaviors they exhibit.
(Ohio) – A recent report from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine indicates many children across the state are going without vaccinations due to ongoing fears related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ Early Intervention Specialists are ready to help families today.
(Ohio) – When Chrissy Soughton downloaded the Count the Kicks app she had no idea the free app would save her daughter’s life.
Coad4kids is an Ohio-based agency that is ready with services and financial support to those interested in becoming a childcare provider.
(Newcomerstown, Ohio) —This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week. To promote vehicle passenger safety awareness, the Tuscarawas County Health Department is partnering with Wendy’s restaurant, Safe Communities of Tuscarawas
(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Walmart locations in New Philadelphia and Alliance will be among six locations statewide to add Mamava lactation suites to stores.
(Dover, Ohio) – A local mother is preparing herself for a different birthing experience as she prepares to welcome her second child into the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the Postpartum Resource Center, 10 to 20 percent of new mothers experience postpartum depression, and 1 to 2 percent experience postpartum psychosis.
If you or someone you love is in need of safety items for a baby or young child, the Tuscarawas County Health Department can provide help through the Safe Beginnings
(Ohio) – Under new guidelines from the CDC, mothers and their newborn babies could be separated in an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
(7 Minute Read) – Dennison, Ohio – February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month and Trinity Hospital Twin City is reminding moms-to-be of the importance of immunizations and regular checkups.
(U.S.) – A recent study from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York-Presbyterian claims that maternal stress during pregnancy may influence fetal and child development –
(Ohio) – The state of Ohio is utilizing education and technology in a new campaign designed to prevent stillbirths.
A study in the April 2019 Pediatrics found that infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had more than twice the risk of dying suddenly and unexpectedly.
(U.S.) Perinatal depression can have long-term health implications for parents and children if left untreated
(Dennison, Ohio) – Diabetes isn’t something that only affects overweight older adults. Children and mom’s to be are also at risk.
(U.S.) – A recent study suggests that an intervention to reduce back sleeping late pregnancy may promote maternal and fetal health.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is announcing a new recommendation for expecting moms.
Despite some debates on whether some alcohol consumption during pregnancy may or may not affect the baby, experts with healthychildren.org say the risk simply is not worth it.
January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and while not always preventable, officials are sharing a few tips moms-to-be can take to help ensure healthy development.