Friday

May 05

Getting the Facts Straight

Fact:  Only 5% of all unplanned pregnancies happen to women who are using birth control carefully and consistently. So it’s not surprising that birth control is linked to a whole host of benefits for women, children, families, and society. By being able to choose when and if they become pregnant, women are more able to finish their education and they have higher lifetime earnings. They are more likely to receive prenatal care early in their pregnancy, leading to improved health for mother and baby. Their children are more likely to reside in stable two-parent families and relationships among family members are stronger. There are fewer abortions and public spending decreases.


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Wednesday

Jun 08

Three Tips for Moms-To-Be

Originally featured on the Shelby County Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative Blog

By: Alicia Anderson

 

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Wednesday

Jun 08

Women Recognized At A Step Ahead Scholarship Program

LocalMemphis.com reports

27 women chosen by this year's "Step Ahead Scholarship Program" were presented with their scholarship awards Tuesday morning.

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