Tag Archives: Moms

Non-medical transportation for postpartum moms is a necessity

This past June, California’s Department of Healthcare Services went live with the implementation of its non-medical transportation (NMT) benefit. NMT is described by the National Health Law Program as “transportation provided to access medically necessary services, which is provided by ordinary forms of transportation (public transportation, taxi, or any other forms of public or private… Read More »

Teaching new moms how to soothe infants might make vaccinations less stressful

(Reuters Health) – When getting their infants vaccinated, mothers were more likely to use proven techniques to ease babies’ pain if they had been taught how to do so before taking their newborns home from the hospital, a study found. “Our primary goal was to give parents information that in general they don’t normally learn… Read More »