NPWF President: "Robust interventions to address the substantial racial inequities in maternal health in the United States are long overdue and require immediate action." WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 19, 2023 – Today, the National Partnership for Women...
Raising the Bar for Maternal Health Equity and Excellence
Health care provider institutions of all types – from hospital systems to independent women’s health clinics – have a pivotal opportunity to combat the maternal health crisis that has been generations in the making. We’ve created a practical guide to help them provide high-quality care tailored to the needs of individual birthing families.
Our Communities Hold the Solutions: The Importance of Full-Spectrum Doulas to Reproductive Health and Justice
Doulas provide invaluable support to pregnant and birthing people, but doula support is available across a wide variety of experiences, including abortion, miscarriage, and stillbirth – the people who provide this essential care are commonly called full-spectrum doulas.
We believe all women must have the care and services needed for genuine reproductive autonomy.
Choosing Health Equity
Effectively advancing health equity requires dedicated efforts to generate and apply an evidence base that reflects the impacts of racial and gender discrimination, and other intersecting structures of disadvantage.