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US National Climate Report Highlights Climate Harms to Pregnancy, Newborns
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2022 MBAN Summit Report
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Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance Fact Sheets
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Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance has released a series of fact sheets to raise awareness surrounding maternal mental health. Explore more.

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September is National Preparedness Month
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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.

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Oahu Red Hill Leak: MBAN explores environmental justice
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The Mom and Baby Action Network (M-BAN) is working with a national action-oriented coalition of cross-sector partners to address inequities in maternal and infant health, including environmental justice. M-BAN partnered with The Sierra Club, The Honest Co., and local moms to create awareness about the water emergency in Hawaii. Learn more about how Americans near the Red Hill leak do not have access to clean, safe water for consumption or household use.

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Hear Her: Tonjanic
February 6, 2023
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When Tonjanic discovered she was expecting twins, she was excited yet anxious. Due to her previous trauma and pregnancy history of losing her first child at 19 weeks, she was told to eliminate all stressors from her life. She quit her job, obtained pregnancy Medicaid coverage, and spent four months on bedrest at home. She transferred into the antepartum unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann where she spent one month prior to delivery. Hear Her.

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Racial equity begins with racial healing
January 12, 2023
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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.

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M-BAN, The Honest Company collaboration on environmental justice briefs coming in 2023
December 28, 2022
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Five Hundred Fifty Partners Convene at Second M-BAN Summit in Atlanta to Advance Birth Equity
November 30, 2022
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Mom and Baby Action Network (M-BAN) held its first hybrid summit in late October. Participants gathered to build community, strengthen relationships, get inspired, share and learn best practices and policies, and mobilize for action.

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