Safe and respectful maternity care is a fundamental human right, and we strive to engage in efforts that will lead to long-lasting health improvements for every mother, everywhere. Join us today.
Maternal health advocacy can take many forms: contacting your elected officials, educating your community, hosting a town hall or even sharing your story. With so many ways to make an impact, it can be overwhelming to know where to start or what advocacy tactic would best fit your unique skills and motivation.
That’s why we’ve just released our Advocacy Toolkit, an interactive guide to help give shape to your maternal health advocacy. Whatever your advocacy journey looks like, we hope this guide serves and inspires you. Because, right now, it is more urgent than ever before that we pass transformative legislation, support community-led organizations and raise awareness about the state of maternal health.
Join us in urging our legislators to take bold action for maternal health in 2023! We ended 2022 with several meaningful policy wins for the health of moms and birthing people, including:
But much more is needed to make quality, respectful, and equitable maternity care a reality for all mothers and birthing people in the United States. Let’s make sure our representatives fight for key maternity care policies this year that did not pass last year, such as:
Act today to ensure that Congress fights for key policies to make 2023 a historic year for our country’s mothers, birthing people, and families.