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Wellness Wednesday: Housing Stability's Role In Reducing Infant Mortality

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Homelessness hurts every aspect of a person’s life. This is especially true when it comes to the health of pregnant women and their babies.

Ohio’s infant mortality rate was the 10th highest in the nation in 2019, with nearly seven percent of babies dying before their first birthday.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the findings of a central Ohio research project aimed at promoting housing stability and healthier mothers and infants.


  • Andy Norman, author, Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind-Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think
  • Beth Fetzer-Rice, executive director, The Homeless Families Foundation
  • Kristen Walter, clinical research psychologist at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego

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