Women in the United States are more at risk of dying in childbirth than women in forty other countries. African-American women are nearly four times more likely to die of pregnancy-related complications than white women.
Passage of the MOMS for the 21st Century Act will make a difference.
The MOMS for the 21st Century Act will support: research into, and promotion of, best maternity practices; assessing areas of the country that lack maternity care providers; supporting births attended by midwives; and helping create a stronger, more diverse maternity care workforce.
Please urge your Member of Congress to cosponsor this important piece of legislation - and support it when it comes to the floor of the House!
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