Novel Coronavirus Guidance for Pregnant Women and New Moms Now Available from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recently released new guidance for pregnant women/birthing persons and new moms related to preventing and addressing novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Although the guidance makes clear that there is still much to be learned about infection with novel coronavirus and pregnancy, it does provide information on what is known so far. In fact, it states that most pregnant women who have become sick during pregnancy have gone on to have babies that don't show signs of harm.Read more
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Announces $1 Million Investment in Providing Doula Care to African American Women.
The Los Angeles County Department of Health (DPH), through funding from the state’s Whole Person Care Initiative, is launching a doula pilot designed to address the disproportionately high rates of Black/African American infant and maternal mortality in LA County.Read more