The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) North Health District is working to ensure the well-being of women and provide services that help attain more positive birth outcomes throughout four of its local counties.
Blog: Prenatal care
Public policies aimed at improving prenatal health care, nutrition, and education appear to be having a positive effect on the health of babies born to economically disadvantaged women in the United States.
About 140,000 babies are born in Georgia every year. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to make sure they all have a healthy start to life, which has a tremendous impact on the health of the community and the state.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the March of Dimes are reporting a drop in the state’s preterm birth rate for the second year in a row, meaning fewer babies risk the health complications of being born too soon.
Orginally published Jan. 03, 2012