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First Year Cleveland: Working Together to Save Babies

September 21, 2018 By Bernadette Kerrigan, Executive Director, First Year Cleveland

First Year Cleveland: Working Together to Save Babies

An August 2018 cleveland.com editorial piece noted, “The good news is that preliminary work to tackle this problem [of infant mortality] by First Year Cleveland — an unprecedented local public-private coalition of elected officials, hospitals, religious institutions, medical providers, educators and health researchers — is making inroads. Cuyahoga County’s infant mortality rate fell last year to 8.11 deaths per 1,000 live births, still too high.”
 

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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

Read more
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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

Read more
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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

Read more
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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

Read more
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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

Read more
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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #1

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

Read more
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First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Grief Support Group #2

Registration for this group has expired, updated information will be available soon.  Any questions, please contact Beverly Johnson of the YWCA (216) 881-6878.

Have you or someone you know experienced infant loss, including miscarriage, still birth, and death of the child before he or she reaches the age of 12 months? If you answered yes, the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Committee can provide the support and resources you need. 

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