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Onsite Neonatal Highlights Women in Medicine and Leadership

Every March we honor Women’s History Month and celebrate the impact women have had in society. The field of healthcare has been specifically and uniquely impacted by women as their roles changed and evolved throughout history. We have come a long way—from women being unable to enroll in medical school, to now becoming CEOs and

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Amplifying Black Voices in Medicine

In 1949, Dr. Helen Elizabeth Nash became the first Black woman to join the attending staff at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. That same year she was also one of only four Black physicians—and the only woman—invited to join the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine. As a pediatrician, Dr. Nash spent her life advocating

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Onsite Neonatal Stands Against Racial Injustice

The heartbreaking events of recent weeks have been strong reminders of the inequality that still exists in our nation to this day. The senseless deaths of African Americans, including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbrey, and many others, highlight a problem that has gone unacknowledged for too long. Racism in all its forms—structural, systemic, institutional,

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New study suggests that the health of the father may affect the health of his newborn

Does a Father’s Health Impact the Health of His Newborn?

There are several factors that can create complications during pregnancy and birth. Until now, much of the focus has been on how a mother’s health affects the health of her baby. However, new research suggests that the health of the father may also be key to improving outcomes for mom and baby. A study of

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Pregnancy and Coronavirus COVID-19 - are you and your newborn at risk?

Pregnancy and Coronavirus: Are You At Risk?

Each day we are learning more about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the threat it may pose to different segments of our population. Our clinical leaders and hospital partners across the country are actively working to put measures in place to protect pregnant mothers and their newborn infants. So how does this disease affect our

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