Posted November 19, 2020 in Articles
Cuyahoga County has one of the worst infant mortality rates in the nation. 'First Year Cleveland' is hoping to change that.
CLEVELAND — For more than five decades, Cuyahoga County has had one of the highest... read more
Posted November 17, 2020 in Press Releases
Premature Birth Rate in Cuyahoga County Steadily DecreasingInterventions in place to further improve outcomes
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November 17, 2020 – Since First Year Cleveland’s founding in December 2015 through year-end 2019, infant deaths throughout Cuyahoga... read more
Posted November 11, 2020 in Articles
For the first time in decades, the infant mortality rate in Cuyahoga County seems to be on a consistent decline, though racial inequities persist, according to health officials.
According to preliminary data collected by the Ohio... read more
Posted November 03, 2020 in Articles
Miracle M. wrapped her arms around herself and rocked back and forth as she retold the story of her premature daughter’s death. Her daughter was born at 22 weeks, weighed nearly four pounds, and died... read more
Posted October 14, 2020 in Articles
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and despite restrictions brought upon by the pandemic, parents in Northeast Ohio who have experienced a miscarriage will still be able to honor their lost loved ones.
Babies... read more