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.
Implicit bias e-Learning course for perinatal providers that will cover all of the learning requirements for an evidence-based implicit bias program (Section 123630.6) of California Senate Bill 464. This course […]
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report on “current and potential future uses of SDOH-related data to improve health and health care and promote a Culture of Health.”
Open access article in the Journal for Women’s Health on the role of nurses around SDoH in maternity care.
Open access article in the NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery Journal that provides an overview of SDoH and health care system work in this area.
Open access article in the Annals of Internal Medicine on SDoH screening and management. Authors: Karina W. Davidson, PhD, MASc, Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, […]
The Chicago Collaborative for Maternal Health, led by AllianceChicago and EverThrive Illinois, aims to improve maternal health outcomes in the ambulatory care setting via quality improvement initiatives, community engagement, and […]
Developed by a coalition of national health professional organizations and consumer and patient advocates, the Well-Woman Chart is a comprehensive tool that summarizes preventive services recommendations for women. The Women’s […]
The immediate postpartum period is a favorable, safe, and effective time to provide long-acting reversible contraceptives, yet it is not available widely. We describe an innovative hospital-based approach to immediate […]
This session details the development of a Lactation Support in a Telehealth Setting Course (The Course) with a high-fidelity breast model. The online,asynchronous Course spans topics in clinical lactation, maternal […]
The National Doula Network is a provider network of credentialed, certified doulas that are reimbursed a living wage for providing birth doula services to Medicaid families in Florida. Beyond securing […]
The Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health has started two new programs to better serve Medicaid beneficiaries. The first program was an integrated behavioral health program to engage pregnant […]
According to recent statistics in Iowa’s Maternal Mortality Review Committee report, 56% of the maternal deaths reviewed were postpartum deaths. Iowa is implementing statewide AWHONN’s POST-BIRTH Warning Signs (PBWS) Education […]
In response to the high pregnancy-associated death ratio in New Jersey (NJ) of 46.9 per 100,000 live births 2013-2015, in August 2018, a bill was signed into law requiring the […]
Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (MCPAP) for Moms to build the capacity of frontline medical providers to address PMH conditions by providing education, consultation, and resources and referrals. MCPAP for […]