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SisterFriends is a volunteer effort to support healthier moms and babies. SisterFriends provides support to pregnant moms and their families until their baby’s first birthday. SisterFriends is a community movement to create a circle of care around Detroit families.

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Welcome to SisterFriends

July 21, 2017

Dear Sisters and Community, Welcome to the new SisterFriends Detroit website! The Detroit Health Department is proud to announce SisterFriends Detroit, a volunteer effort to encourage better birth outcomes by supporting pregnant women and their families during pregnancy and for one year after baby’s birth. SisterFriends is not a program. It is a grassroots community … Continued

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Six Important Messages for Birth and Beyond

July 21, 2017

Each letter in MY BABY explains one of six proven ways to keep your baby healthy and strong.   M Make Your Date Babies need 39 weeks to grow. Talk with your doctor or midwife about how to prevent giving birth too soon, and what can be done to help ensure that you deliver full-term. … Continued

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