Raising Adventurous Eaters with First Foods
Raising Adventurous Eaters with First Foods:Clinicians play an important role in providing families with credible education on feeding development. Check out newly released resources, including free patient education handouts with stage-by-stage anticipatory guidance...
Dignity in Pregnancy & Childbirth: Preventing Racial Bias in Perinatal Care
Dignity in Pregnancy & Childbirth: Preventing Racial Bias in Perinatal Care The course uses stories to illustrate how racial bias undermine perinatal care. It also provides specific, concrete, evidence-based strategies for interrupting racial bias. The course is...
The Rights of Nursing Employees
The Department of Labor released an informational webpage on the rights of nursing employees. The webpage highlights protections available under the Break Time for Nursing Mothers law. Read here: https://www.worker.gov/nursing-employee/
State of Childhood Obesity Annual Report from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
This annual report highlights RWJF’s work to prevent childhood obesity. RWJF focused on improving health data, creating communities of opportunity, building equitable food systems, and advancing priority policies. Read here:...
Maternity Care Deserts Report
This report, released by March of Dimes, shows maternity care deserts across the United States and highlights which counties lack maternity care resources. Read here: https://www.marchofdimes.org/maternity-care-deserts-report
MATERNAL HEALTH Outcomes Worsened and Disparities Persisted During the Pandemic
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published its report that resulted from its review of how the pandemic affected maternal health. Read here: https://www.gao.gov/assets/gao-23-105871.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Pregnancy-Related Deaths: Data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees in 36 US States, 2017–2019
This report provided data on 1,018 pregnancy-related deaths among residents of 36 states from 2017–2019 that were shared with the CDC through the Maternal Mortality Review Information Application (MMRIA). Over 80% of pregnancy-related deaths were determined to be...
Enhancing Reviews and Surveillance to Eliminate Maternal Mortality (ERASE MM)
This report reflects efforts undertaken by jurisdictions to improve their MMRC processes and use MMRIA to document and disseminate information. Read here:...
Economics of Infant Feeding in the U.S.
The publication examines the full scope of economic tradeoffs families in the U.S. face when deciding how to best ensure the nutritional health of their infant. Read here: https://econofact.org/economics-of-infant-feeding-in-the-u-s
Action Tool Urging Support for the Black Maternal Health Momnibus
MomsRising launched an action tool titled "Tell the Senate to enact legislation addressing the Black maternal health crisis before the end of the year!" Individuals can use the tool to contact their Senators in support of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus. This...