Are you pregnant and seeking help or services? Know someone who is? Learn about our Healthy Start program and access information on breastfeeding, immunizations, safe sleep habits for infants and more.
For our KC metro community members and organizations lending their expertise: Access information about our Healthy Start program, FIMR, MAIC, PICH, Safe Kids and more.
KCUR 89.3 interviewed our Executive Director, Tracy Russell, about improving local maternal outcomes and addressing racial disparities in health care. The interview was a result from Nurture KC's annual event and newly released Maternal Morbidity Report (available to members at https://nurturekc.org/members/). Listen to the interview at: Black Mothers More Likely To Die From Pregnancy-Related Causes | KCUR 89.3 - NPR in Kansas City. Local news, entertainment and podcasts.READ MORE
Thanks to everyone who attended our annual event on how to improve local maternal outcomes. We appreciate Daysha Lewis (pictured with her kids) sharing her personal traumatic birth story and all our other speakers, including:
- Dr. Karen Florio with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
- Dr. Tamela Ross with The Healing Corner KC
- Samantha Collinson, APRN with Truman Medical Centers
- Hakima Payne, RN with Uzazi Village
- Darcie Mendenhall, RN with Dreaming Tree Women’s Care
- Ashley Haden-Peaches, CD with Rodgers Health
- Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC
Together, we can help more moms be healthy and safe through their pregnancies, deliveries and postpartum periods.
Register to attend Nurture KC's annual event on July 21 at https://nurturekc.org/annual-meeting-july-21-2021/. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Karen Florio. She will be discussing the HOPE Registry at St. Luke's, implicit bias and how clinicians can push for culture change among their peers. You don't want to miss this enlightening event! Anyone is welcome -- community members, health care providers, case managers, policy makers and more.READ MORE
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