More Must Be Done to Address the Crisis of Maternal and...

The United States continues to be plagued by the tragic effects of maternal and infant mortality, particularly among African-American women and children. According to...

Putting A Face on Medically Complex Kids

The petite Chinese-American woman with a contemporary vibe carried a little girl in ponytails and sparkly sunglasses on her hip. Immediately dispelling any notion...

Cameras On Preemies Let Family In, Keep Germs Out

Hospitals around the country have been upgrading their neonatal intensive care units to include personal webcams for each tiny patient. It’s a convenience for...

Philly’s Prenatal Care Revolution … and What Still Needs to Change

The Power of One: JoAnne Fischer JoAnne Fischer knows that bright futures start long before birth. Children born to healthy, prepared mothers are more likely...

CHIP: Congress Needs to Stop Playing Politics and Fund the Program

Today the health care coverage of 9 million kids is at risk, according to Medicaid.gov. Why? Because Congress was so busy with yet another...

Low-Income Families Face Loss of Coverage, Income Dilemma

Editor’s note: The subject of this story has requested that her last name not be used. Given the circumstances, Child’s World NEWS has respected...

Five Questions About CHIP

Is CHIP a federal or a state program? In Kentucky, it’s called KCHIP. In Alaska, it’s Denali KidCare. Louisiana calls it LaCHIP. It may be...

School Lunch Program Takes a Step Backward

Since President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunch Act in 1946, the United States has consistently tried to improve child nutrition. Until now. Within...

Where Does CHIP Stand Now?

For families, providers, advocates, state officials, governors, and members of Congress, September 30th was a significant day in the world of CHIP, the Children’s...

Raise a Well-Behaved Child, Part 3: How to Halt the Endless...

Time-out is over and your 18-month-old is still flailing on the floor, pig-tails flying and tears streaming down her face. “Time out is over,”...

POPULAR THIS WEEK

- Advertisement -