Pregnant women might be at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 compared to non-pregnant people. Additionally, there may be an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as preterm birth, among pregnant people with COVID-19.

If you are pregnant:

  • Do...

June 21, 2020

  • Remember that children will react to both what you say and how you say it. They will pick up cues from the conversations you have with them and with others.

Make yourself available to listen and to talk.

  • Make time to talk. Be sure children know they can come t...

  • It is important for pregnant women to protect themselves from illnesses and the Corona Virus. Pregnant women should do the same things as the general public to avoid infection by taking these actions: Cover your cough (using your elbow is a good technique), Avoid p...

September 27, 2019

During the month of October, the Safe to Sleep®campaign, formerly known as the Back to Sleep campaign, is highlighted to help educate millions of caregivers—parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, babysitters, child care providers, health care providers, and others—about...

September 25, 2019

Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This year’s event is set for Wednesday, September 25, 2019, and in future years, is always held on the last Wednesday in September. This unique national program fo...

August 20, 2019

The Arkansas Birthing Project will be hosting its 3rd Annual Meeting on September 14, 2019.  The Theme of this meeting is “Reproductive Justice: Listening to Black Women” .   We want to amplify the voices of women – especially Black Women - across Arkansas who are spea...

The Birthing Project is an organization which supports women and their children throughout  pregnancy and post-partum. The goal is to serve as a support system that women can depend on to ensure they have better outcomes. In our society, black women’s’ needs, and conce...

April 2019 is National Minority Health Month, and for the observance this year, the HHS Office of Minority Health will join our partners in raising awareness about the important role an active lifestyle plays in keeping us healthy. The theme for the 2019 observance is...

January 14, 2019

JANUARY IS NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH

Human trafficking is a crime in persons are  forced,  frauded or coerced to perform labor, services or commercial sex. It affects all populations: adults, children, men, women, foreign nationals and U.S....

It is unacceptable that Black and African American women are three to four times more likely to die during childbirth than women in all other racial and ethnic groups (CDC). The most recently published statistics show that there were 43.5 per 100,000 live births where...

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