Views Archive of: Maternity

INFOGRAPHIC: The Pathway to Healthy Pregnancies - 9 Steps to Better Outcomes

In the US, roughly one in 10 babies is born prematurely, or before 37 weeks, and the rate is ticking upward. American mothers die from pregnancy-related complications at a higher rate than other developed countries. And for every woman who...

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How Dignity Health Is Responding to the Clinical Challenges of Maternal Mental Health

GUEST POST By Barbara Sheehy, M.S. Enterprise Project Manager for Maternal Mental Health Dignity Health In the United States it is estimated that, at minimum, 15% of pregnant and post-partum women – and an even higher percentage of women of...

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Maximizing Maternity – The Most Important Benefit You Offer

One of the most critical employee benefits to maximize is maternity. Approximately 80 percent of women in the workforce will have a baby during their career. High-risk pregnancies rank as one of the 10 most costly conditions for employers....

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No Two Alike: How Mobile Can Help You Reach Today’s Diverse Families

The demographic structure of the modern American family is shaped by many forces including race, socioeconomic status, marital status, sexual orientation, fertility, and gender. To break it down further, there is family structure: nuclear or traditional (two biological parents and...

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Preventing Maternal Deaths: How Can Mobile Help?

For an industrialized nation, the U.S. has a staggering number of pregnancy-related deaths. Tragically, 700 women die each year due to complications from childbirth, with black women affected more than other groups. And the number is growing: The

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How the Mom Movement Will Heal Healthcare

Healthcare, we have a problem. And the solution is something we call “The Mom Movement.” Average medical costs for a family of four have increased every year since 2013, and there’s no end in sight. Costs continue to shift to...

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