Maternal and Newborn Health

Baltimore Boosts Smoke-Free Efforts

Baltimore City recently received an $18,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to promote smoking cessation and smoke-free environments for pregnant women and children. The grant comes with evidence from a study recently published in The Lancet, which found that smoking bans

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Improving Nutrition in Nepal on World Food Day

Kitti, a grandmother in Nepal, firmly believed that if her lactating daughter-in-law ate meat, her grandson would fall sick. “If my grandson becomes ill, I will know whom to blame,” Kitti asserted with conviction. Basmati, Kitti’s daughter-in-law, complied with her grandmother’s claim and as was

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