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What We See in the Shameful Trends on U.S. Maternal Health

nytimes.com
The United States has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world. To understand why, look at the states … One of every five women of reproductive age in Southern states live in counties with a high risk of death and other poor maternal health outcomes, such as post-partum hemorrhage, pre-eclampsia and preterm birth, according to new data from Surgo Ventures. Those problems are even more striking…
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Tricare to Cover Doulas, Lactation Consultants for Some Starting Jan. 1

military.com
Expectant moms who use Tricare in the U.S. will have access to the services of a doula and/or lactation consultant under a new program being rolled out by the Defense Department in 2022. The Pentagon announced Friday that it plans to launch a five-year pilot starting Jan. 1 to examine whether these birthing and breastfeeding consultants can help improve the health outcomes of new moms and babies in the Tricare…
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Evaluation of Big Belly Business Program Pilot in Liberia

cpcnetwork.org
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

whattoexpect.com
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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Maternal Health

What We See in the Shameful Trends on U.S. Maternal Health

nytimes.com
Maternal Health COVID-19

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

time.com
Advocacy Maternal Health News & Press

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

military.com
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

cdc.gov
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

blackmaternalhealthcaucus-underwood.house.gov
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

cdc.gov
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

houlahan.house.gov
Advocacy

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

durbin.senate.gov
COVID-19

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

hopkinsmedicine.org
Advocacy

UNDERWOOD’S BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION (The Protecting Moms Who Served Act) TO IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH CARE FOR VETERANS HEADS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S DESK

underwood.house.gov
Maternal Health COVID-19

COVID-19–Associated Deaths After SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy — Mississippi, March 1, 2020–October 6, 2021

cdc.gov
Maternal Health COVID-19

Risk for Stillbirth Among Women With and Without COVID-19 at Delivery Hospitalization — United States, March 2020–September 2021

cdc.gov
Maternal Health

Hear Her: Conversation Guide and Palm Card for Pregnant or Recently Pregnant Women

cdc.gov/hearher
Maternal Health COVID-19

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

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News & Press Maternal Health COVID-19

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccinations

naccho.org
News & Press Advocacy

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

blackmaternalhealthcaucus-underwood.house.gov