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Governor Signs Bill to Reduce Black Maternal Morality

| In California, black women are much more likely than white women to die in childbirth or to lose their babies. Governor Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 464, which requires implicit bias training for medical staff providing care to mothers and newborns.

What Even Is Postpartum? A Guide to the Other Side of Childbirth

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During pregnancy, there tends to be a heavy focus on labor and birth, with far less emphasis on what happens once you get home with the baby. So when KPCC and LAist received a suggestion to do a story about how to prepare for the postpartum phase, we were on it.

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Men In Preschools And Child Care Settings Are Unicorns, But They Don’t Have To Be

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Meet some of the local men pushing against stigma and stereotypes to care for educate young children.

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Sacramento Drop In Black Child Deaths Holds Lessons for LA

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Sacramento County's initiative aims to reduce preventable deaths of African American children by 10 to 20 percent by 2020. The results are surpassing expectations.

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Putting A Price Tag On Better Early Childhood Education

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Child care and preschool costs are expensive, but those who work with young children have low wages and don’t see the high costs reflected in their paychecks.

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'Playing Our Way To A Better World': Inside The Cayton's Children Museum

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The Cayton Children's Museum opened in Santa Monica at the end of June with 35 immersive exhibits. CEO Esther Netters explains what the space has to offer.

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At Census Time, Remember To Count Your Babies

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In the 2010 Census, children under the age of 5 were the most undercounted group. And this can have big implications for programs that serve young children.

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California Lags In Report On Child Well-Being

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The 2019 edition of the annual Kids Count Data Book shows that the state ranks low when it comes to education, health and well-being for its children.

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