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Your voice can make a difference in the movement for maternal health and birth justice.

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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.  

Introducing:

The Maternal Health Advocacy Toolkit

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.    

Take action today

Prioritize key maternity care provisions by passing the Build Back Better Act

We’ve seen unprecedented commitment from policymakers across the United States to address maternal health and birth justice through bills, statements of support, and hearings. Nevertheless, there’s still much more to do to get key policies across the finish line.

The Build Back Better Act includes the following policies that improve maternal health and equity:
  • Medicaid extension for the full year postpartum permanently and universally in all 50 states;
  • Every eligible provision of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021, which includes investments in community-based equity-focused policies; and 
  • The state option to provide coordinated pregnancy and postpartum care in maternity care homes.

We now look to the Senate to take action for the health of mothers and birthing people by passing the Build Back Better Act. Let your representatives know that you support improving maternity care for our country’s mothers and birthing people.

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