Funding Resilience: Advancing Multisector Investments for Equity© is an interactive tool designed to help communities: envision how the funds might be used for cross-sector initiatives and understand scope of funds […]
Improving the Oral Health of Pregnant People
In the Journal of the California Dental Association, experts discuss the need for a partnership between healthcare providers and public health professionals to improve the oral health of pregnant people. Featured […]
American Academy of Family Physicians
Resources for family physicians and medical students focused on family medicine. Clinical recommendations for maternal care featured.
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective Trainings
BEAM offers skill based trainings that help Black communities learn healing justice informed peer support practices. BEAM works with leaders and teams in non-profit organizations, social justice movements and corporations […]
Local Wellness Funds: Advancing the Practice
Local wellness funds are a dedicated and sustainable pool of locally controlled funds created to support community well-being by improving health outcomes and reducing health inequities. These funds could be […]
Health Affairs Journal – February 2022
This edition of the Health Affairs Journal was dedicated to racism and health.
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice – January/February 2022
The January/February 2022 edition was dedicated to tackling structural racism and racial/ethnic inequities in pregnancy and communities.
Tracking Progress of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus
The Black Maternal Health Momnibus is a comprehensive set of solutions designed to address the many facets of the Black maternal health crisis in the U.S., including bolstering social determinants […]
Top Equity Resources for Pursuing Change in 2021
A collection of NICHQ articles and webinars that the community found most valuable in their equity journeys.
Center for Health Equity, Education, and Research (CHEER)
Located at Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine, CHEER is a world class center for maternal child health advocacy, training and research.
Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication
To build a healthier America for all, we must confront the systems and policies that have resulted in the generational injustice that has given rise to health inequities. The CDC […]
Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health Community Care Initiative (AIM CCI)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded the National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) with a cooperative agreement for a five-year project focused on improving maternal health outcomes across the United […]
You Quit Two Quit
You Quit, Two Quit, a program of the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health, was launched in July 2008. This program supports comprehensive tobacco use screening and cessation counseling for […]
State Harm Reduction Strategies: Improving Outcomes for Reproductive-Aged Women Who Use Substances
The purpose of this AMCHP-National Association of State and Alcohol Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) project is to highlight common harm reduction strategies used by state Maternal and Child Health (MCH) […]
Preeclampsia Foundation is working to help research move forward to better understand how to diagnose, treat, and eventually prevent the poor outcomes preeclampsia can have on patients and their families. […]
Putting Maternal Mental Health on the Map
State Resources and Policy Much of the work addressing maternal mental health has been done at the state level,with states creating task forces, passing legislation that requires educating healthcare providers […]
Healing Through Policy: Sample Policies and Practices to Address Systemic Health and Racial Inequities
Launched in October 2021, Healing Through Policy: Creating Pathways to Racial Justice is an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the National Collaborative for Health Equity. The policy and practice suite is […]
Providers of Color: Online Directory
Postpartum Support International maintains an online directory of providers and providers of color with special interest in treating and serving families and women experiencing perinatal mental health issues.
Charting a Course for an Equity-Centered Data System: Recommendations from the National Commission to Transform Public Health Data Systems
Data are the building blocks for how we describe the health of people and the communities where they live—stories that emerge from data help the nation understand and contextualize what […]
Breatfeeding | Human Medicine: Inter-Professional Education
This online module includes “real life” video scenarios with entertaining narratives, interactive Q&A, interviews with health care professionals, and short PowerPoint™ slide decks to provide 3 to 4 hours of […]
I PROMOTE-IL is one of nine projects funded by HRSA’s State Maternal Health (MHI) Innovation Program. The MHI program was developed to support states implementing novel approaches to address maternal […]
The only app where you can find prenatal, birthing, postpartum and pediatric reviews of care from other Black and brown women. The #1 “Yelp-like” platform for the pregnancy and new […]
Evidence Based Birth
Evidence Based Birth’s mission is to raise the quality of childbirth care globally, by putting accurate, evidence based research into the hands of families and communities, so they can make informed, […]
Advancing equitable, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting. HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing equitable, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and early […]
Postpartum Support International
PSI brings together families, communities, and professionals working to support families during pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and the postpartum period. Explore their Professionals Section for information and links to the most […]
Mom2Mom Global/Breastfeeding in Combat Boots
Mom2Mom Global/Breastfeeding in Combat Boots is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to breastfeeding peer support, education, and advocacy for military families.
The Melanated Mammary Atlas™
Re-envisioning diagnostics. Transforming support. Normalizing brown breasts. The Melanated Mammary Atlas™ improves care for the underserved by broadening the health professional knowledge base in real-time, one image at a time. […]
Birth Center Equity
Birth Center Equity works with and for BIPOC community birth center leaders to collectively access full spectrum capital at scale, to nurture beliefs, practices, and models of abundance among community […]
American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is a professional organization for certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs). They set standards for midwifery education and practice through programs and projects […]
AMCHP Maternal Health Bill Tracker (117th Congress)
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) has developed a maternal health bill tracker for the 117th Congress. The tracker is designed to help anyone interested in maternal health […]
Association of Teachers of Maternal & Child Health (ATMCH) Teaching & Learning Resources
ATMCH has a variety of syllabi and educational resources arranged under different topic areas. By clicking on the title of the resource, you can access the full resources with all […]
Mesothelioma Hope provides detailed information to help those affected by mesothelioma find peace. Their site strives to give the most accurate and helpful directions for addressing mesothelioma symptoms, treatments, and […]
This is a campaign from Preeclampsia.org which focuses not just on repeating that preeclampsia survivors have risks beyond pregnancy, but recognizing its emotional impact and educating and empowering the community […]
Johns Hopkins COVID-19, Maternal and Child Health, and Nutrition Repository
This repository was compiled by the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and provides an overview of research on COVID-19, maternal and child health (including infants), and nutrition. This repository includes scientific publications from 1 February 2020 […]
Promoting Better Maternal Health Outcomes by Closing the Medicaid Postpartum Coverage Gap
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.
Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance – Policy Resources
Since the early 2000s, awareness about maternal mental health issues has grown exponentially. MMHLA is committed to harnessing this energy and enthusiasm to create meaningful change at the federal level […]
Review to Action – Maternal Mortality Review Map and State Profiles
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 […]
Review to Action – Authority and Protections for State Maternal Mortality Review Committees
Window into detailed policies relevant for MMRC’s.
NCSL’s Maternal and Child Health Database
Through the interactive database on this page, find up-to-date information about enacted maternal and child health (MCH) legislation. Legislative topics include newborn screening, women’s health, childhood obesity and nutrition, maternal […]
Mind the Gap: A Strategic Roadmap to Address America’s Silent Health Crisis: Untreated and Unaddressed Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
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 Doula Medicaid Project
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 […]
Current State Telehealth Laws & Reimbursement Policies
This resource helps you stay informed about telehealth-related laws, regulations and Medicaid programs. The map and search options cover current laws and regulations for all fifty states and the District […]
Inventory of State-Level Medicaid Policies, Programs, and Initiatives to Improve Maternity Care and Outcomes
The inventory includes a summary tab as well as a detailed tab that provides additional information about each policy/initiative and allows users to filter to the categories or subcategories of […]
Black Birthing Bill of Rights
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
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.
Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM)
AIM is a national data-driven maternal safety and quality improvement initiative based on interdisciplinary consensus-based practices to improving maternal safety and outcomes. The program provides implementation and data support for […]
Maternal And Child Health Database
With this interactive database, find up-to-date information about enacted maternal and child health (MCH) legislation. Legislative topics include newborn screening, women’s health, childhood obesity and nutrition, maternal and infant mortality, maternal and child […]
View Each State’s Efforts to Extend Medicaid Coverage to Postpartum Women
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 […]
Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System (PMSS)
Data at the national and state levels on pregnancy-related deaths.
Maternal Mortality Review Committees
Charts of maternal mortality review committees’ scope and structure across the U.S.
Rural Health Information Hub Topic Resources
A list of resources and information on a number of topics relevant to rural healthcare access and outcomes.
National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives
An overview and link to state sites for all Perinatal Quality Collaboratives, including examples of data-driven QI projects.
MCH Data Connect at Harvard School of Public Health
A searchable catalog of datasets, interactive tools, and other resources related to maternal, family, and child health.
Maternal Health Data Visualization, Publications, and Infographics
Maternal health, mortality, and morbidity data across all countries, with interactive maps, charts, and factsheets.
Tribally-led Maternal Mortality Review Committees
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 […]
CDC Maternal Mortality Reports
This website from the CDC National Center for Health Statistics includes maternal mortality statistics, review of data quality, and new coding criteria.
MMRIA/Review to Action
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 […]
State Policies to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes
Website with State comparison table and policy data, including coverage and benefits, care delivery transformation, and data and oversight.
NASHP Roundtable: Georgia and Illinois Work to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes
This blog and slide deck reflects a virtual roundtable discussion of state officials to discuss maternal health initiatives in Illinois and Georgia and explore strategies to improve maternal health outcomes […]
Open Letter: National Call for Birth Justice and Accountability
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 […]
Medicaid Emergency Authority Tracker: Approved State Actions to Address COVID-19
The Kaiser Family Foundation aggregates tracking information on approved Medicaid emergency authorities to address the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency.
Black Mamas Matter Alliance Newsletter
Black Mamas Matter Alliance shares important resources in their newsletter. Sign up for their updates here.
The MCH Navigator
The website has a variety of learning resources as well as videos, modules on multiple topics – self-directed, semi-structured learning, etc.
NewMomHealth / SaludMadre.com
NewMomHealth and SaludMadre.com websites are expert-written postpartum self-care information resources, designed by moms, for postpartum moms. Health information and support for the transition to motherhood brought to you by the […]