New Hampshire State Advocacy
March of Dimes volunteers and staff work to influence both legislative and regulatory activities in each state by serving as powerful voices for the needs of pregnant women, infants, children and families. Our efforts span the full range of our annual Advocacy & Government Affairs priorities, including access to care, research and surveillance, and prevention and education.
In New Hampshire, the March of Dimes secured 1 regulatory and 1 legislative win in 2018 by successfully improving the New Hampshire Birth Conditions Program by including all reportable birth outcomes recommended by the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NBCDDD), and worked to establish universal lead testing standards in the state, including screening for children under the age of two, and improved public facility standards.
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Below are just a few examples of fact sheets and issue briefs used in successful state advocacy efforts.
- Raising Minimum Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 Fact Sheet
- E-Cigarettes & Pregnancy Fact Sheet
- Access to Care Fact Sheet
- Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Fact Sheet
- Pregnancy Discrimination Fact Sheet
- Pompe Disease Fact Sheet
- Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) Fact Sheet
- Immunization Exemption Fact Sheet
See also: State advocacy (overview), Federal advocacy, Advocacy and Government Affairs Issues and Priorities, Policies & positions, Victories & achievements, March of Dimes Foundation Data Book for Policy Makers and Peristats