We aim to achieve equity in maternal and infant health outcomes by centering the voices and experiences of local communities and mobilizing partners, companies, organizations, subject matter experts, policy-makers, advocates and leaders nationally around a common agenda and shared metrics of success.
March of Dimes serves as the backbone organization for M-BAN, providing technical assistance, guidance, training, tools, resources and communication platforms to effectively connect partners and accelerate collective action.
March of Dimes is an active collaborator and partner directly working to advance programs, research and policies to ensure that every mom and baby is healthy.
September's National Preparedness Month emphasizes disaster readiness. Pregnant and postpartum individuals and infants need special consideration in emergency planning due to unique vulnerabilities. It's crucial for healthcare, public health, and social services coordination. Awareness campaigns and resources are essential, including support from organizations like Birthmark Doulas in Louisiana.
On January 17, 2023, the Mom and Baby Action Network will participate in the National Day of Racial Healing by lifting up resources provided by one of its partners, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.