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Springfield, Massachusetts


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HSRS 475

Maternal and Child Health

This course examines the determinants, mechanisms and systems that promote the health, safety, well-being and appropriate development of children and their families in communities and societies, and examines birth in the context of the U.S. relative to global health. Themes of joy, fear, and pain in childbirth, as well as meanings of pregnancy will be explored in different times and places. A variety of urgent issues in global reproductive health are analyzed, such as reproductive rights, equity, access, and quality of healthcare during birth

Units: 3.0

HSRS 130 - Introduction to Public Health