The Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative improves the health of pregnant women, children and families in South Jersey. SNJPC offers a comprehensive set of programs and services that enhance the system of care, strengthen communities and provide families the tools they need to lead healthier lives.
News and Events
Ending racial disparities in birth outcomes is a top priority for New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and remains a main focus of the Cooperative. Data from the latest NJ PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) survey is compelling proof that race and racial bias may be a significant factor for adverse birth outcomes. Click to view the report.
Gloucester County's childhood lead screening rates are the lowest in the state. Now, members of a new subcommittee formed by SNJPC's Lead and Healthy Homes initiative have come up with a plan to screen more children. Read more in this Courier Post article.
Cathy Butler-Witt, Assistant Director for Public Health Programs, was among the addiction experts Katie Couric interviewed for a recent episode of her 'Next Question' podcast series. The podcast explores how millions of kids got addicted to nicotine within the span of just a few years and what can be done.