maternal mortality

As women’s health clinics see closure, maternal health crisis worsens

BY: - September 6, 2022

A study of years of state data shows an increasing maternal health crisis as the state sees the closure of at least one clinic that addresses pregnancy and maternal health. The Ohio Department of Health tracked maternal morbidity data, which indicates the status of health outcomes for mothers and infants throughout the state. The Center […]


Study shows an abortion ban may lead to a 21% increase in pregnancy-related deaths

BY: - May 4, 2022

By Amanda Jean Stevenson, University of Colorado Boulder A Texas law bans nearly all abortions, and other states have indicated that they likely will follow suit. But the research is clear that people who want abortions but are unable to get them can suffer a slew of negative consequences for their health and well-being. As […]

Advocates: Increases in infant health, reductions in youth prisons should be budget priorities

BY: - May 14, 2021

Advocates are looking to the Ohio Senate to prioritize child welfare issues, such as infant health, child care and reducing youth incarceration as they work toward passage of the state operating budget. Members of child welfare organizations across the state are encouraged by continued investments in local support programs addressing poverty and child care that […]