Home Nurse Visits Shown to Improve Child and Family Health

A new study published by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the nation’s oldest pediatric hospital, shows that in home visits by a trained nurse during the first two years after a mother’s first pregnancy drastically reduces the chance for a rapid second pregnancy. Spacing between pregnancies improves the health of a mother, puts less strain […]

U.S. Birth Rates Fall As Recession Continues

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. birth rate has declined.  According to a recent study, the trend began during late 2007, and coincided with the onset of the current recession.  Andrew Cherlin, a sociology professor at Johns Hopkins University, was not surprised at the findings. Cherlin said that a decrease in birth rates is […]

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