Recent steps by the state of Ohio to end infant mortality by Senator Shannon Jones

In 2012, 1,045 Ohioans died unexpectedly before celebrating their first birthdays. That’s 1,045 children who will not have a first day of school, who will not learn to ride a bike, and who will not go to their high school prom. The number 1,045 runs through my head on a daily basis, acting as […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Blog, Latest News, Ohio, Safe Sleep|Comments Off on Recent steps by the state of Ohio to end infant mortality by Senator Shannon Jones|

Cincinnati Children’s Familial Preterm Birth Clinic: Preventing Preterm Births Through Personalized Consultations

Around 12 percent of babies are born prematurely in the United States each year, including 13.7 percent of Hamilton County births in 2011. According to the Ohio Department of Health, Hamilton County’s prematurity rate is 69 percent higher among African American infants than Caucasian infants.

To prevent future preterm births, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center recently […]

By |June 11th, 2014|Latest News, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Cincinnati Children’s Familial Preterm Birth Clinic: Preventing Preterm Births Through Personalized Consultations|

Price Hill: Mini-Grant Opportunities to Improve Your Neighborhood

Price Hill is a great neighborhood; together, we can make it even better.

The health of every baby, every mother, and every resident in Price Hill is affected by our neighborhood’s environment, opportunities, and experiences. Best Babies Zone (BBZ) believes that holistic neighborhood improvements – addressing education, health, business, and more – can strengthen our community’s […]

By |May 28th, 2014|Blog, Cincinnati, Community, Latest News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Price Hill: Mini-Grant Opportunities to Improve Your Neighborhood|

Read our recent editorial in the Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati, we can do better. Year after year, too many babies in our community die before their first birthday.  In just the first ten months of 2013, we lost 78 babies in Hamilton County.  That means that for every 1,000 babies born in our county, 8.7 haven’t lived to age one.  Cincinnati’s rate is […]

By |March 6th, 2014|Latest News|Comments Off on Read our recent editorial in the Cincinnati Enquirer|