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 […]
With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, NIHB is working to assist Tribes and Tribal organizations in exploring the possibilities of designing and […]
This website from the CDC National Center for Health Statistics includes maternal mortality statistics, review of data quality, and new coding criteria.
Review to Action promotes the maternal mortality review process as the best way to understand why maternal mortality in the United States is increasing and prioritize interventions to improve maternal […]
New rural maternal health research brief: Obstetric Emergencies in Rural Hospitals: Challenges and Opportunities. This policy brief from the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center describes the challenges rural hospitals […]
In the United States, women are more likely to die from complications of pregnancy and birth than in any other high-resource country. Black and Indigenous women are 2 to 3 times more […]
CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is committed to healthy pregnancies and deliveries for every woman. The Hear Her campaign supports CDC’s efforts to prevent pregnancy-related deaths by sharing potentially life-saving messages about urgent warning signs. Women know […]
The website has a variety of learning resources as well as videos, modules on multiple topics – self-directed, semi-structured learning, etc.
In this report, the GAO describes, among other things, (1) trends in pregnancy-related deaths in the United States, including trends in causes and timing of these deaths, and (2) HHS […]