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Join us to demand #BlanketChange from your state lawmakers in Medicaid postpartum extension, newborn screening regulations and coverage of midwifery and doula services. Take action in your state.
The U.S. remains among the most dangerous developed nations for childbirth, especially for moms and babies of color. Join us in urging our lawmakers to prioritize #BlanketChange policies for every family.
Become an advocate and use your voice to make change at the federal, state and local level to improve the health of all moms and babies. We’re championing health equity, reducing prematurity, and making measurable strides to prevent maternal mortality.
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Learn about key maternal and infant health policies that March of Dimes and our advocates engage with policymakers on.
Policy and advocacy wins
Key March of Dimes advocacy wins and accomplishments
Playing a critical role in shaping national and state policies that impact the health of women, infants, children and families
March of Dimes is deeply proud of our uncommon record of success, which reflects decades of commitment advocating with policymakers across the political spectrum for moms and babies.
The American Rescue Plan Act
This policy is already making a positive impact for tens of thousands of at-risk women, especially Black moms, across the country.
FY 22 Omnibus Appropriations bill
This includes critical new investments for: Maternal and child health and development research programs; newborn screening; health workforce; and more.
Protecting Moms Who Served Act
This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program.