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Profile Information

Name of the Organization
New Haven Healthy Start
Contact Person
Natasha Ray
Job Title
Director
Contact phone
203-777-7086
E-mail
cchan@cfgnh.org
Interest
Early Childhood, Youth, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Health
Description Interest
New Haven Healthy Start is a program that helps pregnant women and mothers deliver healthy and happy babies. Its primary goal is to reduce the infant mortality and morbidity rate in the City of New Haven. The program was awarded a fourth round of federal funding in 2009 to:
help reduce New Haven’s remaining health disparity in infant mortality;
increase its emphasis on multi-pronged outreach strategy;
strengthen connections with new community resources;
enhance case management capabilities for working with women at high-risk of poor birth outcomes. (Special outreach will be made to teens, the homeless, and those who lack insurance coverage and who have had previous poor birth outcomes).

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The story of Kira Johnson

Posted on April 17, 2020 at 1:29am 0 Comments

Kira Johnson tragically lost her life after a routine c-section at Cedars Sinai. Kira was allowed to bleed internally for more than 10 hours before the medical staff at Cedars Sinai took action.

 

Watch here: https://bit.ly/2UYAL4V

 

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Black Maternal Health Week - Mothers and Babies in a Life or Death Crisis

Posted on April 16, 2020 at 2:34am 0 Comments

Watch this video on the stunning investigation that confirms black mothers and babies in the U.S. are in a life or death crisis

 

Watch here: https://binged.it/3aXRHOB

 

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Doulas and Pregnancies

Posted on April 15, 2020 at 2:31am 0 Comments

The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the developed world. But having a doula makes a drastic difference. A group of women in NYC is fighting to make doulas accessible to everyone.

Watch here: https://binged.it/2xYALJ7

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Deadly Deliveries

Posted on April 14, 2020 at 3:46am 0 Comments

Deadly Deliveries, View in graphics how hospitals are failing new moms and read from women as they share their near-death pregnancy experiences in this article by USA Today.

 

Read here: https://bit.ly/3b2fDAk

 

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