DEMAND #BLANKETCHANGE FOR MOMS AND BABIES

In 2020, the U.S. remains among the most dangerous developed nations for childbirth, especially for women and babies of color. This is a health crisis that’s intensified with COVID-19.

Join the #BlanketChange movement to demand policymakers and political candidates prioritize our nation’s moms and babies and take immediate action to improve their health.

#blanketchange agenda

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

1

Equity
Eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities and driving economic, social and health equity by focusing on prevention, treatment and social determinants of health.

2

Access
Improving access to care through expanding critical health programs and closing gaps in coverage.

3

Prevention
Addressing preventable health conditions through expanding research and improving maternal morbidity and mortality data collection.

Read the full agenda here

Read it in Spanish here

#BlanketChange Manifesto

Nowhere to Go: Maternity Care Deserts Across the United States.

We’re demanding #BlanketChange for the 7 million women of childbearing age live in counties without access or with limited access to maternity care.

Our report is published with the support of partners at RB’s Enfa portfolio of brands, our partner in the Better Starts for All pilot initiative.

Read our latest 2020 report

Take Action

Create positive change for moms and babies everywhere.

AS AN ADVOCATE

Join our Action Network and call on Congress to improve mom and baby health.

Post a #BlanketChange message and tag friends to join the movement.

Join our October Town Hall on Oct. 21 to get out the vote for candidates who support families.
Register to attend here

AS AN ORGANIZATION, POLICYMAKER OR CANDIDATE

Sign up to commit as a #BlanketChange supporter.

Use our #BlanketChange toolkit and call on stakeholders to take part on social media.

Email employees and stakeholders to distribute social media posts of their own.

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS WHO’VE JOINED THE #BLANKETCHANGE MOVEMENT

  • 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.
  • Health Connect One
  • Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas Inc.
  • Jericho Road Community Health Center
  • Lamaze International
  • Mez' Amours
  • Mount St. Mary's
  • Neighborhood Health
  • New Moms
  • Office of Ayanna Pressley
  • OBIX by Clinical Computer Systems, Inc.
  • PA House of Representatives
  • ProgenyHealth
  • Representative Jennifer Pawlik
  • Rural Health Association of Tennessee
  • State Rep Jordan Harris
  • Tennessee Health Care Campaign
  • The Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.
  • University of Rochester OB/Gyn

Policymakers and candidates

Want to do more?

Help fight for #BlanketChange until every pregnant woman and their families get the care they need.

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Thank you to everyone who shared their story for #BlanketChange. Your stories are a big part of our fight.