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Infant Mortality and Pregnancy Loss

Infant Mortality and Pregnancy LossThe Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University released a
new edition of the knowledge path, Infant Mortality and Pregnancy Loss. The
knowledge path directs readers to resources that analyze data, report on
research aimed at identifying causes and promising intervention strategies,
and describe risk-reduction efforts as well as bereavement-support programs.
Separate sections present resources about factors that contribute to infant
mortality and pregnancy loss: birth defects, injuries, low birthweight and
prematurity, preconception and pregnancy, and safe sleep environments. The
knowledge path was created for health professionals, policymakers,
researchers, and families. View the path online at
http://www.mchlibrary.info/KnowledgePaths/kp_infmort.html. A resource brief
for families accompanies the knowledge path and is available at
http://www.mchlibrary.info/families/frb_infmort.html.

December 22, 2010 - Posted by | Educational Resources (High School/Early College(, Health Education (General Public) | , , , ,

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