Preventing Pregnancy Related Deaths in NH
The PCORI MORE study is among many efforts aimed at understanding and ultimately improving care for families affected by perinatal substance use and opioid use disorder. This month, we are sharing about the broader landscape of perinatal health in the United States, and specifically efforts in our region to make a positive impact. Across the…Read More
Understanding the Current Healthcare System Flaws Surrounding the Treatment of Mothers with Opioid Use Disorder
During the 2020-2021 school year, the MORE Study team has worked closely with Nika Renshaw as she completed her senior year Bridges Project. Nika is a recent high school senior who is interested in learning more about the challenges surrounding substance use disorders for physicians and the mothers who seek their healthcare services. During this…Read More
Thoughts from a Mom During Quarantine
When the virus finally hits home, our home: Reality kicks in and your heart shatters slowly. As symptoms begin, reality hits hard. It’s like chewing up broccoli; as if you’re smelling an Oreo in a vicious way. It’s about knowing if your trashcan smells or not and needs to be emptied. Your little one just…Read More
Action for Compassion – How patients and the health care team can improve interactions and make health care experiences better
By Farrah Sheehan Deselle, MSN, RN, IBCLC Perinatal Nurse Educator and Consultant SAC member The PCORI MORE study aims to determine how to most effectively provide care to pregnant women with opioid use disorder. One of the issues that many pregnant people encounter in their engagement with health care professionals is stigma and judgment. They…Read More
Reflecting on 2020
I can’t believe we are in the final weeks of 2020. To say this has been a crazy year would be an understatement; there were moments where it felt like time was standing still and moments where I found myself wondering how time had passed so quickly. Reflecting back on this year, as both a…Read More
Struggles of Remote Learning During COVID
My name is Lindsey Miller. I am a SAC member as well as a mom in recovery and have been part of this MORE Study since the beginning. I have two daughters Phoenix and Olivia. Currently I am dealing with all the struggles of remote learning. Olivia is seven and in second grade and I…Read More
SAC Mom Road to Recovery (September National Recovery Month)
Hey my name is Jackie I became a member of the SAC about 2 months ago and I am so glad to be working with such a great group of people! I moved to New Hampshire back in January and it was the BEST decision I have ever made. I am from Fayetteville, North Carolina…Read More
Hear from one of our moms during September: National Recovery Month!
Hello, my name is Sarah. I am a mother of three very busy boys. I am a mother that is also in recovery for almost four long years. I recently became a member of the study advisory committee for “The More Study”. As an individual, I have struggled through this journey more than once. Each…Read More
Check Out Our Video About the Study!
Thank you to our Study Advisory Committee members for all the help!Read More
Check out what our study participants are saying!
All of the quotes below are from moms who have already completed a survey with us. We love receiving such positive feedback and hope this will serve as motivation for those who may be considering taking part. We have now recruited over 100 women! “Thank you so much. Can’t wait to do another survey!”…Read More