Stories tagged: "infant mortality"


Doulas, Prisons, and Paid Sick Leave: The Wide View State Sen. Erika Geiss Has on Family

State Sen. Erika Geiss wants to address the inequities that lead to too many preventable, tragic outcomes for Michigan parents welcoming new children.

Michigan's 2021 budget offers more consideration for healthier moms and babies.
How Moms and Babies Are Front and Center in Michigan’s 2021 Budget

Maternal and infant mortality rates are high in the state. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is allocating millions to understand the causes—and address them.