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Listening to Mothers in California

An extensive series of products are available to highlight key survey results.

Full Survey Report

Download the printable PDF of Listening to Mothers in California.

Data Snapshot

Browse the data snapshot of figures with survey result highlights and download individual charts for repurposing.


Check out the infographic that illustrates the medicalization of childbirth and underuse of alternatives.

Documentary Videos

Watch this overview video, plus short videos about disparities, optimal care and maternal mental health — featuring stories from childbearing women and providers.

Issue Briefs

Read these important briefs about the experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander, Black and Latina mothers.

Fact Sheets

Learn more about maternal mental health, cesarean birth and care team and place of birth.

Background Materials

Access background information about Listening to Mothers by reviewing a fact sheet about the survey, survey methodology and complete survey questionnaire.


Watch a recording of the webinar showcasing key findings from the survey or review the webinar slides.

Public Dataset for Researchers

The survey dataset and codebook are freely available to interested researchers via the University of North Carolina Dataverse

All of the resources from this survey are available at and

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