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4 Things I’ve Learned While Interning at Healthy Baby Network

Hi, my name is Zoe, and I am the 2017 summer intern at Healthy Baby Network. I was born and raised in Rochester, and I currently attend the University of Rochester. I am a sophomore with an intended major of business. However, I am interested in women’s health, so I…



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What Is Self-Care?

Self-care is when an individual identifies their own needs and takes steps to meet them. The types of food a person eats, the time and attention they devote to maintaining their…

Stigma Surrounding Post-Partum Depression

Having a baby changes everything. There are so many expectations for new mothers to live up to. Media and pop culture show women having a baby as the best day of…

Are you Ready for Rosie?

Did you know that most African American and Latino children in Rochester, start PreK 1.5 to 2 years BEHIND their White counterparts with about 3,000 less words in their vocabulary?…

Meeting You Where You Are

Meeting You Where You Are Have you ever been in need of help or in need of access to something and wasn’t sure what route to take?  Well fret no…

The Angel Tree

We are rapidly nearing the end of 2016!  I can’t believe how fast it went!  Throughout 2016, Healthy Baby Network worked hard and had a lot to celebrate! One project…

November is Prematurity Awareness Month

Did you know that premature birth is the leading cause of infant mortality in Rochester? Premature birth is birth that occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy, and in addition to…

Cultural Competence Is About Effective Care

When a patient doesn’t follow their doctor’s orders or show up for a doctor’s appointment, we think of them as a ‘bad patient.’ However, when a customer doesn’t return to…

4 Facts About Infant Mortality and 4 Ways You Can Help

What is Infant Mortality? Infant mortality is the death of an infant before their first birthday. The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live…


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