About Us

Created in 1996, the Worcester Healthy Baby Collaborative continues its dedication to reducing the rates of premature birth and infant deaths in the city of Worcester. More than 30 agencies devote time and resources to the collaborative and we are always looking for new organizations and individuals to become involved.

Partnering Organizations

Shrewsbury OB GYN

News

The latest data on infant mortality trends in the United States has recently been released by the CDC. It can be found at: 

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db279.pdf

 

 

A recent article in The Nation's Health, from the American Public Health Association, discusses the increasing focus on addressing the social determinants of health in regards to public health concerns and infant mortality in particular:

 

Shift toward social determinants transforming public health work: Targeting causes of health disparities