Maternity Quality Matters Campaign: Join Today
For the past 90 years, Childbirth Connection has been dedicated to improving maternity care for all women and their families through research, education and advocacy. But our newest initiative – Maternity Quality Matters – is taking our work to the next level. This exciting and far-reaching effort focuses on health policy as a core strategy for closing the gaps in quality and raising the bar for better maternity care.
But raising standards requires funds and that's why I am writing to you today. If mothers and babies matter to you, Maternity Quality Matters…and so does your support. Please make a donation to our Maternity Quality Matters Campaign today. Your contribution is a commitment to quality and will help us fund some of the most important work in our organization's 90-year history.
Every dollar you donate today will drive positive change for mothers and babies tomorrow. With Maternity Quality Matters, we are making quality maternity care a top priority with policy makers, public and private purchasers, health care providers and women themselves.
Consider these facts about our existing maternity care system and the high cost to mothers and babies:
Act Now to Support Maternity Quality Matters
Every dollar you donate will help raise awareness of serious concerns about maternity care. Even more importantly, your funds will help foster positive, progressive change. Here is a brief overview of what Childbirth Connection is doing – and will continue to do – because Maternity Quality Matters:
Most recent page update: 6/20/2008
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Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1918 as Maternity Center Association. Our mission is to improve the quality and value of maternity care through consumer engagement and health system transformation. Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care and is a voice for the needs and interests of childbearing families.
News and Features
Listening to MothersSM III is the third national survey exploring women’s experiences in pregnancy and childbirth. Commissioned by Childbirth Connection, conducted by Harris Interactive, and funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the survey polled 2,400 women who gave birth in U.S. hospitals from 2011 to 2012. Results show that medically intensive experiences are typical, and evidence-based practices are underutilized. Childbearing women need better support and knowledge to navigate their maternity care.
Access the full report and supplementary materials
New Report: Maternity Care and Liability
Go to report and supporting materials
New Report: The Cost of Having a Baby in the United States
Go to report and supporting materials
New Cesarean Resources:
Go to Best Evidence Report
Go to web pages and booklet for women
For 95 years, Childbirth Connection has been dedicated to improving the quality and value of maternity care for all women and their families. Learn more about our rich history through our interactive timeline and give $95 for 95 in honor of our 95th birthday.
Childbirth Connection works to ensure that all women and babies get the best possible maternity care. We have the collective vision and we know how to get there, but we can't do it alone. Join the transformation today.
The Transforming Maternity Care website focuses on maternity care system improvements designed to engage diverse stakeholders in quality improvement efforts. The site offers full access to the landmark reports 2020 Vision and Blueprint for Action, features a Blog, and other resources such as an Action Center, a database of quality improvement projects, an interactive data center, and many more tools for advocates and stakeholders.