Dr. Margaret Lynn Yonekura, MD: Maternal Health Champion

Dr. Yonekura’s contributions in the fields of maternal health were recognized and honored at Maternal Mental Health NOW’s Speak Up When You’re Down Gala where she was awarded with the 2019 Maternal Health Champion Award.

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A Black History Month Remembrance: Dr. Loretta Jones

Dr. Loretta Jones, one of the original founders of LA Best Babies Network, passed away November 22, 2018. Her legacy informs and inspires the work we do every day.

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A Day in Review: Family Strengthening Network’s Peer-to-Peer Workshop

How to identify and support victims of sex trafficking, how to connect families to vital community services, and how to communicate effectively … Welcome Baby staff members picked up lots of practical training and tools at this event. Watch our 39-second video recap.

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We Oppose the “Public Charge” Rule Change. Here’s Why.

Proposed changes to the “public charge” rule would discourage immigrant families from meeting their basic health, nutrition, and housing needs. Read our statement opposing this cruel policy — and submit your own comment before 12/10/18, 9pm PST!

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Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital, and City of Long Beach, Celebrate Five Years of Welcome Baby

A big congratulations to the Welcome Baby program at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach for receiving a special proclamation from Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia!

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Webinar: Home Visiting 101

What is home visiting and what does it look like in Los Angeles County? Michaela Ferrari, coordinator of the Los Angeles County Perinatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation Consortium, presents a comprehensive overview in this webinar, recorded June 26, 2017.

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Janice French Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Janice French, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award for decades of important contributions to the field of maternal and child health.

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