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At Healthy Baby Network, we are dedicated to giving babies a healthy start in life. Through data, health planning, and creating social support for mothers, we are transforming our community baby by baby.

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November is Prematurity Awareness Month

Did you know that premature birth is the leading cause of infant mortality in Rochester? Premature birth is birth that occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy, and in addition to…

Cultural Competence Is About Effective Care

When a patient doesn’t follow their doctor’s orders or show up for a doctor’s appointment, we think of them as a ‘bad patient.’ However, when a customer doesn’t return to…

4 Facts About Infant Mortality and 4 Ways You Can Help

What is Infant Mortality? Infant mortality is the death of an infant before their first birthday. The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live…