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NC Maternal Mortality Review Committee Report

In April the NC Maternal Mortality Review Committee Report was Heist.  Provider Recommendations More than a third (37%) of Committee recommendations were focused on providers, making it the most cited recommendation category. NC MMRC provider recommendations include those that focus on: • Adherence with clinical guidelines and protocols – Examples of these recommendations included using maternity safety …

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New Lactation Service Line

There is a new Breastfeeding Medicine and Lactation Service Line Launching at Duke Family Medicine Center! Duke Family Medicine Center provides prenatal care (through group classes called Centering Pregnancy and individual care) in addition to serving the whole family as a primary care practice. In August 2021, the clinic launched a new breastfeeding medicine and lactation service line which will include …

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A&T Prenatal Lactation Classes (April 7 & 18, 2022)

The North Carolina A&T Lactation Program is hosting free Prenatal Lactation Classes for families. This is a free opportunity for expecting and currently nursing parents. The class is open to all members in the community who are interested in learning more about breastfeeding/chestfeeding, pumping and more. Register at the link below. Classes will be held …

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National Policy Leaders in Conversation during #BMHW22 (April 13, 2022 | 1-2 PM)

Black Maternal Health Week Webinar The Black Mamas Matter Alliance is hosting a webinar, Policy Leaders in Conversation during #BMHW22, on Wednesday, April 13, from 1-2 p.m. ET. The event will feature the nation’s top policymakers, experts, and advocates who are leading the fight to end the maternal mortality crisis among Black women in the United States. …

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Equity Before Birth’s Dance-a-Thon (April 15 | 4-7PM)

We are thrilled to invite you to register to attend Equity Before Birth’s Dance-a-Thon Fundraiser in honor of Black Maternal Health Awareness Week. The Equity Before Birth fundraiser will take place on Friday, April 15th from 4p – 7p at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. Please help spread the word as they aim to raise …

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Head Start Annual Family Fun Day (April 30, 2022)

Annual Family Fun Day! Families and Communities Rising, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start (Formerly Durham Head Start) will be hosting their Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 30th from 10-2PM. Event Location: Old Durham Bull Park, or you may know it as Durham Athletic Park which is located 500 W. Cooperation street, Downtown Durham. Fun activities for …

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