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A new report from Cradle Cincinnati says we are making progress in Greater Cincinnati in healthy pregnancies, but one area that involves prenatal care is still of great concern. Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s want every woman planning a pregnancy to › Continue Reading

Cradle Cincinnati released its latest report on infant mortality in Hamilton County that says the rate has dropped to 8.96 for every 1,000 births between 2012 and 2016.  That’s down from 10 deaths for every 1,000 births a decade ago. › Continue Reading

More women may be smoking and exposed to nicotine during pregnancy than previously thought. A new study by researchers from Cincinnati Children’s, in collaboration with Cradle Cincinnati, reveals a significant gap between the number of local, pregnant mothers who report › Continue Reading

More than 1,500 infants are born prematurely in Hamilton County every year, according to an economic impact report by Cradle Cincinnati, a nonprofit based at Cincinnati Children’s. The extra care those babies require costs more than $93 million annually. “Preterm › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s received a $3.5 million Healthy Start grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help reduce high infant mortality rates in the Cincinnati area. “This funding will support better health for mothers and their › Continue Reading

In an opinion article on Cincinnati.com, Dr. Jim Greenberg, director of the Division of Neonatology at Cincinnati Children’s and co-founder and physician lead for Cradle Cincinnati, discusses the effects of preterm births on the Cincinnati community and calls for prevention › Continue Reading

To continue improving Cincinnati’s high infant mortality rate, local health systems, governments, and foundations came together to contribute $1 million to Cradle Cincinnati, a nonprofit working to significantly curb infant deaths across the region. Funding was provided by Cincinnati Children’s › Continue Reading