World Prematurity Day is observed annually on November 17 and raises awareness of this serious health crisis. The day was initiated by the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFNCI) along with partnering organizations in Europe. One of the most well-known international co-founding organizations is the March of Dimes. Since its inception in … Continued

Brave Beginnings featured by Parentology!

Digital Parenting Brave Beginnings: Giving Preemies a Fighting Chance written by Kristina Cappetta January 22, 2020 It’s estimated that one in 10 babies is born prematurely in the United States. That amounts to 380,000 children. Statistics show the US has the sixth-highest rate of premature births — any birth that occurs before the mother reaches … Continued

Good Samaritan Hospital – BB Grant Recipient Follow Up

Brave Beginnings provides neonatal grants to hospitals across the country, including right here in Los Angeles.  One of our local grantee hospitals is Good Samaritan Hospital, which has served the community since 1885. Prior to the opening of the Davajan-Cabal Center for Perinatal Medicine 1989, the hospital had no obstetrics or neonatal units. The Center … Continued