WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. surpass those of any other industrialized
"Never before has such a diverse collective of consumer and provider organizations come together to highlight the devastating consequences going on in our country's maternal health system," said Dr. Ginger Breedlove, founding president of March for Moms. "Through this effort, we will create the necessary momentum to support women and their families through the early stages of parenthood. We are currently lagging in many areas impacting families, and raising awareness about the issues is critical to make a positive change."
To support the rally effort, the March for Moms team will visit Capitol Hill on Friday, May 12 and again on Monday, May 15 to speak to policy makers about the essential need for significant focus and funding on maternal health issues. Learn more about active legislation pertaining to these issues and how to join the Capitol Hill visit.
March for Moms advocates for six key issues:
For a full list of confirmed speakers please visit: http://www.marchformoms.org/event-info/speakers/.
About March for MomsMarch for Moms was established to call attention to the deeply concerning state of family health in the United States in order to improve the health of childbearing families. We proudly stand beside the diverse American families who are doing the difficult and rewarding work of nurturing our future generations. To learn more please visit the March for Moms website.
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