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

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The 244 undersigned organizations, dedicated to the health and well-being of birthing people and their families, write to express our enthusiastic support and appreciation for the maternal health provisions included in the Committee on Energy and Commerce print of the Build Back Better Act. We appreciate the Committee’s demonstrated commitment to addressing our nation’s maternal mortality crisis, which disproportionately…
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Evaluation of Big Belly Business Program Pilot in Liberia

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Evaluation Team: Yana Mayevskaya, Eva Noble, Elizabeth Dankenbring, Saydah Williamson Taylor, Cassie Landers, Mark CanaveraMailman School of Public Health, Columbia University – Prepared for the Open Society Foundations 10/20/17 In a setting beset with extreme challenges but also rays of hope, an impressive team of stakeholders conceived and implemented the Big Belly Business (BBB) pilot program to promote healthy pregnancies…
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COVID-19 Q&A with Heidi Murkoff and Dr. Rochelle Walensky

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What To Expect Project founder and What to Expect creator Heidi Murkoff sat down with Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of CDC to answer your top questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The two discuss everything from why the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for pregnant women to the risks of not getting vaccinated. Dr. Walensky also explains some of the symptoms of COVID-19 that pregnant women should watch out for, and what you should do if…
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Medicaid Expansion Narrows Maternal Health Coverage Gaps, But Racial Disparities Persist

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The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized country and the crisis is getting worse. The burden weighs heaviest on Black women, who are more than twice as likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than the national average rate for all women, regardless of education level or other socioeconomic factors. The majority of these deaths are…
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Advocacy Maternal Health News & Press

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

acog.org
Global Outreach Advocacy Maternal Health

Evaluation of Big Belly Business Program Pilot in Liberia

cpcnetwork.org
COVID-19

COVID-19 Q&A with Heidi Murkoff and Dr. Rochelle Walensky

whattoexpect.com
Maternal Health

Medicaid Expansion Narrows Maternal Health Coverage Gaps, But Racial Disparities Persist

ccf.georgetown.edu
COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccines for People Who Would Like to Have a Baby

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Advocacy Maternal Health News & Press

Black Maternal Health Caucus Co-Chairs Underwood & Adams Celebrate Historic Momnibus Investments Included in Energy & Commerce Committee Build Back Better Markup

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COVID-19 Maternal Health News & Press

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

whattoexpect.com
COVID-19 Maternal Health

New CDC Data: COVID-19 Vaccination Safe for Pregnant People

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COVID-19

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

Global Outreach Advocacy News & Press

Rep. Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Bump Day

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Advocacy

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

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COVID-19

Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What You Should Know – John Hopkins Medicine

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Advocacy Maternal Health News & Press

UNDERWOOD, BOOKER, ADAMS, KELLY, AND BEATTY URGE PRESIDENT BIDEN, SPEAKER PELOSI, AND LEADER SCHUMER TO INCLUDE CRITICAL INVESTMENTS TO ADVANCE MATERNAL HEALTH EQUITY IN FINAL BUILD BACK BETTER PACKAGE

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Maternal Health

Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes

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COVID-19 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.

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COVID-19 Maternal Health

COVID-19 and pregnancy: Women regret not getting the vaccine

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Maternal Health

Op-Ed: My postpartum depression was not hard to predict — yet no one warned me

latimes.com
COVID-19 Maternal Health News & Press

COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant People to Prevent Serious Illness, Deaths, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes from COVID-19

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COVID-19 News & Press

COVID-19 Vaccination among American Indian and Alaska Native People

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News & Press Maternal Health

The Impacts of Climate Change on Alaska Native Maternal Health

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