Welcome to the Delaware Thrives blog!

The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

Healthy Women, Healthy Babies: Year 1 Evaluation Report

June 8, 2021

Pregnant women, girls, and new mothers (primarily ages 15 to 44) represent an at-risk population. This evaluation from Delaware Health and Social Services helps you understand the issues that impact them — such as mental and physical health, lifestyles and relationships, pregnancy prevention, financial stability, and father involvement — and reports on the outcomes of nearly 500 participants.

Delaware Birth Defects Data Brief

May 7, 2021

Birth defects impact 3% to 5% of all newborns and are responsible for one in five infant deaths. This latest data report from the Birth Defects Registry of Delaware Health and Social Services can help you learn which defects are most prevalent and why prenatal care is so important to delivering a healthy newborn.

UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health

September 10, 2019

View the resources and programs on maternal and infant health. There are patient education materials, resources for practices, and news that are updated frequently.

Black Maternal Health Infographic

August 20, 2019

The Black Maternal Health infographic created by DHMIC shares the facts in Delaware. Raise awareness and display this infographic throughout your offices.