Posts Tagged ‘child loss’

May 6th, 2021

Pandemic and child loss are among challenges for mothers around the world

Contact: Jenesse Miller 213-810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu As Mother’s Day approaches, USC experts describe challenges to mothers at home and in the workplace due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other global health challenges.   Pregnancy, childbirth and isolation during the pandemic Associate professor of psychology Darby Saxbe studies couples expecting a baby, from pregnancy to postpartum, and measures […]

February 10th, 2020

Study shows it’s devastatingly common for African mothers to experience the death of a child

A new USC study demonstrates the high prevalence of African mothers who have ever experienced a child’s death. Using data from 20 sub-Saharan African countries spanning two decades, researchers found that more than half of 45- to 49-year-old mothers have experienced the death of a child under age five. Contact: Jenesse Miller, (213) 810‑8554 or […]

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