In Colorado, maternal mortality rates are low at around 35 women per year, but experts have trouble comparing data nationwide. A new law requires the state to review and collect data on deaths of mothers.
Finance Committee members agreed to hold off their vote on the FAMLI Act while the sponsors work on amendments.
A Denver Health researcher posed as a pregnant woman and called 400 dispensaries inquiring about products for morning sickness.
Pregnant women who use cannabis are more likely to have babies who weigh less, and possibly adverse brain development.
If Congress doesn’t restore CHIP funding by the end of December, the state plans to issue another batch of letters.
Airline employees say the company has violated the law by banning them from pumping on planes.
After a change in federal priorities, Colorado Youth Matter will lose $1.5 million.
"The cuddle shift" can be some pretty emotionally taxing work, says the nurse who leads the birth center at St. Mary Corwin Medical Center
- "This is a viable option for women who want to take a non-pharmacological approach to maintaining their well being," the lead researcher says.Read more