• Kimberly S. Myers

What's Up Wednesday

“Not Everything That Is Faced Can Be Changed. But Nothing Can Be Changed Until It’s Faced”

- James Baldwin

What's Up Wednesday - 3/27/19

I. Maternal Health News

A. American College of Nurse-Midwives Applauds Congress For Passing Two Maternal Health Bills

Passage of Two Maternal Health Bills - American College of Nurse-Midwives

H.R. 1318 – Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of

H.R. 315 – Improving Access to Maternity Care

B. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

· Media Advisory: Rate of life-threatening childbirth complications increasing sharply across U.S. racial, ethnic

· [Report] Rate of life threaten childbirth complication increasing sharply across U.S. racial, ethnic

C. Preeclampsia Foundation and Future Cardiovascular Disease: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?

· Preeclampsia and Future Cardiovascular Disease – Preeclampsia Foundation –

II. Infant Health News

A. The Association of State and Public Health Nutritionist

Guidelines and Health Conditions Related to Timing of Early Infant

B. National Coalition of Infant Health

[Study] Smoking During Pregnancy Doubles Risk of Sudden Death for

[Study] How Human Milk Allows Preemies to Catch Up –

New “Fast Facts” Explores Feeding Challenges for Premature

III. Education News

A. The Parents Place of Maryland - The Parents’ Place of Maryland began in 1990 as a grass-roots efforts of families, professionals, and community leaders determined to provide resources, support, and information to parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs. 

· Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice – Update –

B. Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council - The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council (Council) is an independent, self-governing organization dedicated to advancing the inclusion of Marylanders with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life. 

· [Flyer] Planning Now: A Futures and Estate Planning Guide for Families of Children and Adults with Developmental

· [Complete Publication Questionnaire to access report] – Planning Now: A Futures and Estate Planning Guide for Families of Children and Adults with Developmental

Hyattsville, MD

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