A Fair and Healthy Start

Blog post by Octavio Ulloa
January 13, 2015

Children's Optimal Health   (Austin)

Every mother deserves to experience a healthy pregnancy and birth. Healthy births are common in the Austin, Texas area; however, for economically disadvantaged and minority women poor birth outcomes are more prevalent.  Birth outcomes are measures that describe health at birth. These outcomes, such as Low Birth Weight (LBW), indicate the likelihood of a healthy start for a child and have immense implications for future growth and development.