The Century Foundation examined the impact of Medicaid coverage loss at 60 days postpartum by conducting qualitative analyses of public policy efforts in Illinois, New Jersey and South Carolina.
This brief offers a variety of strategies that policymakers and advocates can use to advance racial equity in maternal mental health. It offers effective models from communities across the country […]
This report provides a comprehensive policy framework to eliminate racial disparities in maternal and infant mortality. Too often, policy conversations about maternal and infant health take place separately despite the […]
Maternal mortality review committees (MMRCs) identify, review, and analyze maternal deaths, and disseminate and act on findings. Not every state in the U.S. has a MMRC, but every day momentum […]
Mind the Gap is a Collective Impact Initiative led by Postpartum Support International (PSI), in partnership with a broad-based stakeholder coalition comprised of leading experts from national professional and advocacy […]
The National Health Law Program is currently tracking federal and state legislation relating to Medicaid coverage of doula care that has been introduced during the current legislative session. They have […]
The Black Birthing Bill of Rights is a resource for every black person that engages in maternity care. Created by the National Association to Advance Black Birth (NAABB) want each […]
Equity in the Center (EiC) works to shift mindsets, practices and systems in the social sector to center race equity and build a Race Equity Culture.
States (including the District of Columbia and territories) can request approval of specific changes related to the national emergency declared due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Click ‘View Now’ for the […]
Although telehealth services have been available in many states for decades, the recent public health emergency (PHE) resulting from COVID-19 has accelerated the interest in service delivery through telehealth. The […]
Extending Medicaid coverage to postpartum women beyond 60 days is emerging as a key state strategy to address the maternal mortality crisis. This interactive map and chart summarize proposed and […]
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.
This paper provides a summary of recommendations that are essential in providing equitable clinical care to women of color.
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 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.