Conducted by multiple stakeholders, this environmental scan describes the methodology and findings to identify definitions, risk factors, processes, and innovations relevant to maternal morbidity and mortality care delivery and measurement. […]
A comprehensive clinical toolkit with resources and recommendations to improve maternal health, rights, and respect in the black population.
This toolkit outlines strategies to center race equity across data integration projects, incuding data collection, data access, analysis, reporting, and dissemination.
The Heath Equity Implementation Guide is an adapted assessment from Washington (state) to address programs, policies and / or procedures in community health centers, health departments or other organizations. The […]
This article provides a summary of four key strategies which can help those working in maternal and child health better address and respond to the effects of racism.
The ability of birthing people to access quality reproductive and maternal health services during the COVID-19 crisis is important. This is especially important for BIPOC who disproportionately experience a lack […]
The second webinar in APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series covered reproductive racial disparities. Presenters: Provided context of racism in reproductive care across multiple impacted groups; Shared current advocacy approaches to […]
Practical and detailed discussion of the value of doulas and community-based care models for addressing maternal health and equity.
Philadelphia has been a leader in addressing maternal mortality by creating the nation’s first non-state-based Maternal Mortality Review Committee (MMRC) in 2010. Organizing Voices for Action, otherwise known as the […]
Identifying and describing common factors and best practices of rural clinician programs and hospital-based obstetric units in rural communities is important as rural hospitals continue to close their obstetric units […]
The coronavirus pandemic further emphasizes the need for a range of accessible, affordable options for pregnancy-related care and support. This report describes the role of community-based providers in addressing the […]
A regularly updated report designed for use by healthcare workers, policy makers and others on topics including: Prenatal Care, Triage and Testing Guidance for Facilities, Labor & Delivery, Postpartum Care […]
Analysis that explores what promising maternal care telehealth practices have emerged during the pandemic, what access and equity concerns surrounding maternal health have arisen in light of increased reliance on […]
Collection of resources related to maternal telehealth, with focus on care during COVID-19.
The Georgia chapter of Postpartum Support International and the Georgia chapter of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies is partnering with faith-based and other community partners to establish virtual mental health peer […]
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based community health program that addresses disparities in the health and well-being of first-time families living in poverty. By pairing expectant mothers with specially-trained, registered […]
B’more for Healthy Babies Upton/Druid Heights (BHB U/DH) is a program focused on improving birth outcomes in the Upton/Druid Heights neighborhood of West Baltimore. Program efforts include community outreach to […]