Healthy pregnancies. Safe deliveries. Healthy babies. Healthy futures.

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.


in the u.s.

2 of 3

Pregnancy-related deaths are preventable.

(Source for preceding data: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)



Women die each day from pregnancy-related causes.


1 in 5

Births happen without a skilled birth attendant.

(Source: World Health Organization)

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Rural Obstetrics Readiness Act
Constituent request in support of the Rural Obstetrics Readiness Act – to better support rural hospitals and doctors, and bridge gaps in maternal healthcare.

Whole-mom, Whole-family, Whole-community

Our initiatives and approach supports the world’s most vulnerable moms before, during, after pregnancy, and beyond.

WTEP and Special Delivery Baby Shower

Play her story

Motherhood is the ultimate Sisterhood – and all moms need and deserve our support.

Heidi Murkoff, Founder

Together we can do extraordinary things

News & Press

GHC Member Spotlight: What to Expect Project
News & Press

Celebrating National Doula Week 2022
News & Press

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccinations
Maternal Health

Senator Murkowski Speaks with Dr. Anne Zink and author Heidi Murkoff on vaccine hesitancy
News & Press

Tricare to Cover Doulas, Lactation Consultants for Some Starting Jan. 1
News & Press

Support for the Historic Momnibus & Postpartum Medicaid Investments in the Build Back Better Act
Maternal Health

COVID-19 Boosters Are Now Recommended for All Eligible Pregnant People
Maternal Health

Should You Get a Covid Booster if You Are Pregnant? – Experts strongly agree that the shots benefit the mother as well as the fetus.
News & Press

COVID-19 Q&A with Heidi Murkoff and Dr. Anthony Fauci
News & Press

244 Organizations Sent a Letter In Support of Swiftly Enacting the Historic Maternal Health Investments in the #BuildBackBetter Act
News & Press

Rep. Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Bump Day

Senate Passes Collins, Durbin Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Important Work Of Doulas

Maternal Health & the COVID-19 Vaccine w/ Heidi Murkoff and Dr. Leana Wen


Heidi Murkoff and the What to Expect Project Work with Senators to Break Down Barriers to Mental Healthcare for Military Moms
Maternal Health

ACOG and SMFM Recommend COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Individuals