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Register Now for the 2022 Mom and Baby Action Network National Summit: Igniting Impact Together: Birthing Equitable Communities
June 28, 2022
Mom and Baby Action Network
Atlanta, GA
Access to Care
Building Communities
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The Mom and Baby Action Network is excited to announce that registration is now open for our National Summit, "Igniting Impact Together: Birthing Equitable Communities," being held in Atlanta, GA (and virtually) October 24-25, 2022.

Take advantage of our Early Bird registration pricing and secure your spot!

In-Person Early Bird (Ends 7/17/22) $525
In-Person Regular Registration Rate (Ends 8/31/22) $625
In-Person Late Registration Rate (Ends 9/16/22) $675

Virtual Only Registration Rate (Open now thru 10/23/22) $150

In Person attendance will include exclusive workshops, offsite learning opportunities, networking reception, and more!

*March of Dimes is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for in-person Summit participants.
We will review local Covid-19 data and policies, to ensure we update and communicate meeting safety protocols as we get closer to the event date.*

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The Best Place for Working Parents
February 15, 2022
Local Collective Impact Initiatives
Houston, TX
Economic Security
Research
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The Best Place for Working Parents promotes policies that benefit working parents and businesses’ bottom line, including company-paid health coverage, paid time off, parental leave, onsite child care, childcare assistance, backup child care, flexible hours, remote work, nursing benefits, and “Best Place” designation. The self-assessment, real-time dashboard results, and the Best Place for Working Parents® designation for qualifying businesses can be accessed at business.bestplace4workingparents.com.

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Harris County receives ‘F’ for premature birth rates, report shows
November 18, 2021
Local Collective Impact Initiatives
Houston, TX
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In the 2021 March of Dimes Report Card, Harris County and Houston received a F. This article showcases the local data surrounding preterm birth.

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November is Prematurity Awareness Month
November 17, 2021
Local Collective Impact Initiatives
Houston, TX
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Alicia Lee, March of Dimes, Director MCH Collective Impact for Houston highlights the collective work March of Dimes is leading in Houston to improve the health for all moms, babies, and families.

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Racial Equity Tools Glossary
Dismantling Racism
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A shared understanding of terms commonly utilized when discussing and engaging in racial equity work is essential to ensure continued progress in our collective journey. This glossary contains useful definitions and clear sources that users can pursue to deepen their own learning about key concepts and terms.

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Watch the recorded sessions from our virtual summit 2021: Accelerating Birth Equity: Moving from Data to Action
November 2, 2021
Mom and Baby Action Network
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Access the playlist here (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN0BCjq-YUqYTe9R6bcULIHSeMA_BleaD)

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KY-Moms MATR (Maternal Assistance Towards Recovery)
Local Collective Impact Initiatives
Louisville, KY
Access to Care
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KY-Moms MATR (Maternal Assistance Towards Recovery) helps expectant Kentucky mothers who are at risk for using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, to reduce harm to their children from their substance use, during and after pregnancy. This service is a collaboration between health departments, prenatal clinics and community mental health centers.

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Healthy Babies Louisville
Local Collective Impact Initiatives
Louisville, KY
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Healthy Babies Louisville is a local partnership between the Center for Health Equity, March of Dimes, and the University of Louisville.

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Florida’s Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review 2018
Local Collective Impact Initiatives
Broward County, FL
Miami, FL
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Research

Florida’s Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review (PAMR) is an ongoing surveillance process that involves data collection and examination of maternal deaths to promote evidence-based actions.

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