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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

Parent holding in the hands feet of newborn baby.

Understanding choices around birthing could save mother’s lives

The U.S. has the highest perinatal (the period a mother becomes pregnant up to a year after giving birth) morbidity and mortality rates of all the high-resource countries. Of the mothers affected, the risk for Hispanic and Black women increases threefold compared to non-Hispanic and White Read More...

Mother struggling with depression.

Small things can make a huge difference for mothers with depression

Mental illness is not only hard for the sufferer but can also impact surrounding family and friends. This is especially true for the children of mothers that experience depression. Research has been found that children in this position not only are more likely to gain mental health problems Read More...

Honor both mom and mother natu

Honor both mom and mother nature with eco-friendly Mother's Day gifts

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and even though some might insist that they don’t need anything, the celebration is still the perfect time to show moms everywhere how much we appreciate them. Outdo yourself this year by honoring both mom and mother nature by giving something thoughtful Read More...

The time is now

The time is now

How long should we live with grief before asking for help?. David Servan-Schreiber | November 2009 issue Lynne is in great distress and is seeking help. Her story is heartbreak_ing. At 6 o’clock in the evening, her 10-month-old baby had a fever and seemed really sick. Over the telephone, after a Read More...