“Jocelyn Frye, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families said the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was a win for gender and racial equity.”
Birth centers offer options. Why is there only one left in Massachusetts? – Boston Globe
The National Partnership for Women & Families estimates that if just 10 percent of births moved from hospitals to birth centers, there would be $189 million of annual savings to the health care system.
Here’s what you need to know about new workplace protections for pregnant, nursing workers – Nebraska Examiner
Jocelyn Frye, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, said the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was a win for gender and racial equity. She added, “For far too long, pregnant workers have gone without the critical protections many people need to maintain a healthy pregnancy: protections like the ability to take bathroom breaks during a shift, sit down while working a cash register, or pause to take a drink of water to stay hydrated.”
Study reveals that the abortion ban affects Latinas more than other women of color – AL D√çA
“According to a new analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice, shared with NBC News, it was found that nearly 6.5 million Latinas or more than 4 in 10 of reproductive age (42% of all Latinas ages 15-49) live in 26 states that have banned or are likely to ban abortions after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade earlier this year.”
Reversing the Maternal Health Crisis: A Roadmap for Healthcare Systems
New Resource Outlines Tools for Raising the Bar for Maternal Health Equity and Excellence
Doula Support for Abortion, Birth, Postpartum and all Pregnancy Experiences Helps Expand Inclusive Reproductive Health Access
In a newly released report, the National Partnership for Women & Families details the value of doula support across a wide range of experiences for pregnant people, including abortion, miscarriage, and stillbirth. The Partnership conducted in-depth...
How to Prepare for the Emotional, Physical, and Social Realities of Life Postpartum – SELF
“Adding to these complexities is the fact that postpartum care remains woefully inadequate in the US. According to the National Partnership for Women & Families, only 19% of Americans have access to paid family leave through their employers, and only 40% have personal medical leave through short-term disability insurance. That means more than half of Americans don’t have the ability to take off from work to care for their new baby, properly recover, and adjust to their new normal.”
Doulas Can Improve Maternal Health Yet Are Out of Reach for Most
The National Partnership for Women & Families, in collaboration with HealthConnect One, the National Health Law Program, and Tewa Women United, released today a new report, Improving Our Maternity Care Now Through Doula Support, highlighting how...
Senate Budget Reconciliation Deal is Bittersweet Compromise that Fails to Center Women
Statement of Jocelyn C. Frye, President, National Partnership for Women & Families
More People Giving Birth at Home and In Birth Centers
Black Communities See Largest Increase
National Partnership Applauds RWJF Abortion Rights Stance
Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families
National Partnership Ramps Up Effort to End Maternal Health Crisis with New Hire
Venicia Gray Named Senior Manager for Maternal and Infant Health