July 20st — On #BumpDay, we raise awareness and support so that every mom gets the help she needs to deliver a healthy start in life for the baby she loves, regardless of the color of her skin, where she lives or her ability to pay. Every mother deserves a safe pregnancy.LEARN MORE
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Feeling nervous about getting vaccinated while you’re pregnant (or thinking of getting pregnant, or breastfeeding) is completely understandable — every parent just wants what’s best for their child. But that’s why Heidi Murkoff recently sat down with Dr. Anthony Fauci to ask the most pressing COVID-19 vaccine questions from parents.LEARN MORE
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We focus on ensuring that moms survive one of life’s most challenging experiences, as well as ensuring that they thrive – during pregnancy, during childbirth, and for a lifetime.OUR MISSION
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(Source for preceding data: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
1 in 5
(Source: World Health Organization)
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Motherhood is the ultimate Sisterhood – and all moms need and deserve our support.Heidi Murkoff, Founder
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GHC Member Spotlight: What to Expect Projectglobalhealth.org
Celebrating National Doula Week 2022durbin.senate.gov
Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccinationsnaccho.org
Senator Murkowski Speaks with Dr. Anne Zink and author Heidi Murkoff on vaccine hesitancyyoutube.com
Tricare to Cover Doulas, Lactation Consultants for Some Starting Jan. 1military.com
Support for the Historic Momnibus & Postpartum Medicaid Investments in the Build Back Better Actblackmaternalhealthcaucus-underwood.house.gov
COVID-19 Boosters Are Now Recommended for All Eligible Pregnant Peopletime.com
Should You Get a Covid Booster if You Are Pregnant? – Experts strongly agree that the shots benefit the mother as well as the fetus.nytimes.com
COVID-19 Q&A with Heidi Murkoff and Dr. Anthony Fauciwhattoexpect.com
244 Organizations Sent a Letter In Support of Swiftly Enacting the Historic Maternal Health Investments in the #BuildBackBetter Actacog.org
Rep. Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Bump Dayhoulahan.house.gov
Senate Passes Collins, Durbin Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Important Work Of Doulascollins.senate.gov
Heidi Murkoff and the What to Expect Project Work with Senators to Break Down Barriers to Mental Healthcare for Military Momswhattoexpect.com
ACOG and SMFM Recommend COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Individualsacog.org