pregnancy

Dangers and deaths around Black pregnancies ‘completely preventable’ health crisis

BY: - September 10, 2023

By Sandy West HOUSTON — Tonjanic Hill was overjoyed in 2017 when she learned she was 14 weeks pregnant. Despite a history of uterine fibroids, she never lost faith that she would someday have a child. But, just five weeks after confirming her pregnancy, and the day after a gender-reveal party where she announced she […]

Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs Secretary Jen Smith

Wolf admin directs federal grant dollars to services for pregnant Pennsylvanians with addiction

BY: - February 23, 2022

The funding is part of $55M in federal money awarded to Pennsylvania, according to DDAP.

‘The stakes are high’: Pa. health officials urge COVID-19 vaccines among new, expecting parents

BY: - January 11, 2022

Pregnant people who contract the coronavirus are at higher risk for having severe COVID-19, as well as for having a preterm birth.