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The Collaborative Effort of Public Health

As a senior Biology major at the University of Rochester, my background in public health might not be as extensive as previous interns. My past experiences comprise of community service with animal welfare programs, viral replication research, and volunteer EMT service at my university. Although having taken coursework in the…



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Celebrating the Resilience of Mothers

Our theme for this year is Building Women’s Resilience, and we chose this theme for a lot of reasons. We know that our community deals with a lot of hard…

A Culture of Care

Hello! My name is Rachel and I started interning at Healthy Baby Network in September 2017. I started my internship for a class at the University of Rochester, where I’m…

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…

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…


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