Join the #BlanketChange Movement For Better Health Equity and Access for Every Family

The U.S. remains among the most dangerous developed nations for childbirth, especially for birthing persons and babies of color. They continue to struggle to access health care and equity as maternity care deserts again increased per our 2022 report.

Join us in urging our lawmakers to prioritize #BlanketChange policies for every family to get the best possible start.

Why We Advocate for #BlanketChange

Every family deserves the best possible start but barriers to care persist across our communities. Join us in urging Congress prioritize the health of moms and babies now

#blanketchange agenda

Join the #BlanketChange movement to support improving the health of all moms and babies through,

1

Equity
Eliminating racial, ethnic health disparities

2

Access
Improving access to care and closing gaps in coverage

3

Prevention
Addressing preventable health conditions through research data.

Read the full agenda here

2021 March of Dimes Report Card

Learn about the latest key indicators to describe and improve maternal and infant health in the U.S. and the policy actions that can make a difference.

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2022 Maternity Care Desert Report

Access the latest research and data on where you live and work impacting family access to care. Discover policies that can have an impact for the better for moms and babies. Find out how.

Read the report

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Join us in improving access and equity for every family

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We’ve passed the American Rescue Plan, Extended Medicaid Postpartum Coverage in Over a Dozen States But Need Your Help to Achieve More #BlanketChange!

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We Thank Our #BlanketChange Partners – Join Us!

  • Association for PAs in OBGYN*
  • Babyscripts
  • Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network
  • Cherished Mom
  • The Colette Louise Tisdahl Foundation
  • Durham's Maternal Stress-Free Zone DH Inc.
  • First Candle
  • Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority, Inc.
  • Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority - Houston Bayou City Alumni Chapter
  • Health Connect One
  • Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas Inc.
  • Jericho Road Community Health Center
  • Lamaze International
  • Mace Anthony Williamson Foundation
  • Madhatter Knits
  • MamaNiyaa
  • Mez' Amours
  • Mielle Organics/More Than A Strand
  • Mount St. Mary's
  • Neighborhood Health
  • New Moms
  • Office of Ayanna Pressley
  • OBIX by Clinical Computer Systems, Inc.
  • P23 Labs
  • PA House of Representatives
  • Paoli Hospital
  • ProgenyHealth
  • Push Birth Partners
  • Representative Jennifer Pawlik
  • Rural Health Association of Tennessee
  • Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-VA)
  • State Rep Jordan Harris
  • Tennessee Health Care Campaign
  • The Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.
  • University of Rochester OB/Gyn

* Joined in 2022

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