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Covid Increases Risk Of Stillbirth Or Newborn Death, Especially For Unvaccinated Women, Study Finds

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A study of pregnant Scottish women who contracted Covid-19 found they had higher rates of pre-term birth, stillbirth and death of newborns, with almost all such cases occurring among women who were unvaccinated when they were diagnosed with the disease, according to a paper published Thursday in Nature Medicine, underlining the urgency of convincing pregnant women to get a coronavirus vaccine. A pregnant…
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COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

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People who are pregnant or recently pregnant are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with people who are not pregnant.Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can help protect you from severe illness from COVID-19.COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future.People who are pregnant may receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster…
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Maternal Health in the Build Back Better Act

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Maternal health is receiving new attention by policymakers in the U.S. who are trying to address pregnancy-related deaths, particularly the substantially higher rates among Black and American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) people compared to other racial and ethnic groups. The Build Back Better Act (BBBA) includes several provisions aimed at improving maternal health, particularly for people of color….
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Tricare to Cover Doulas, Lactation Consultants for Some Starting Jan. 1

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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

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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 Increases Risk Of Stillbirth Or Newborn Death, Especially For Unvaccinated Women, Study Finds

forbes.com
COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

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Maternal Health Advocacy

Maternal Health in the Build Back Better Act

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Maternal Health Advocacy

Maternal Health Call to Action Summit

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Maternal Health

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

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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

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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

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Maternal Health

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

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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

COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

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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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News & Press Advocacy

Underwood’s ‘Momnibus’ Passes House in Build Back Better Act; Makes Largest Investment to Advance Birth Equity in American History

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COVID-19

Strategies to Provide Equitable Care During COVID-19

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Maternal Health COVID-19

Covid vaccinations lag among pregnant Americans amid surge in cases

theguardian.com
Advocacy

Troops Would Get 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave as Part of Defense Bill Deal

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Maternal Health

Identifying Maternal Depression

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