More Pregnant Women are Dying in Rural America. Why?

Maternal Death Rates Pregnancy Rural America

A new data analysis by The Wall Street Journal shows that more women are dying during pregnancy and from post-natal complications than they were 15 years ago — and small-town areas have seen the greatest increase of maternal deaths. Although healthcare continues to advance at astounding rates, sometimes the quality is not evenly distributed across the […]

Infant Torticollis: What Parents Need to Know

Infant Torticollis Safe Birth Project

Torticollis — Latin for “twisted neck” — is a head tilt caused by a shortened neck muscle typically on one side of the head. This causes a child or infant to tip the head to one side, while keeping the chin rotated to the opposite side. You may notice that baby keeps her head turned […]

Surgery and Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Cerebral Palsy Surgery Birth Injury

Having a baby who isn’t meeting developmental milestones can be a confusing and difficult time. You’re eagerly waiting for crawling and first steps. Or maybe your younger baby hasn’t rolled over yet, or continues to have problems holding his head up. If your baby’s doctor suspects cerebral palsy may be at the root of the […]