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Ways to love someone through their pregnancy plan

August 18, 2017
This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. Pregnancy is one of the most life-changing times in someone’s life — usually in multiple lives. My five year journey into reproductive health was ignited after attending my first birth as a doula (a non-medical...
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VICTORY: How Raising Constituent Voices (Over and Over) Protects Health Care

August 17, 2017
Raising Constituent Voices To Protect Health Care MomsRising’s Health Care Team has been working hard since the November 2016 election to help protect and advance access to health care by activating our membership to speak out on the importance of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. During the...
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When a Healthy Baby Isn't Enough

August 15, 2017
By: Dr. Christina Han As a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and a mother of two young children, I have experienced pregnancy from both sides of the examination table. In my clinical work, I diagnose and manage complications of pregnancy every day, and frequently hear mothers exclaim, “I just want...
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Share Your Birth Story With MomsRising!

August 4, 2017
We need your voice! Click here to s hare your birth/maternal story with us or share the story of someone you love! Everyone who becomes pregnant or gives birth should have access to a safe, healthy, and respectful experience. Access to health insurance and quality, equitable health care are a...
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Breastfeeding America: What We Know

August 1, 2017
This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. Current data indicates that black women have the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the US. There are many reasons for this, including lack of access to resources, substandard healthcare, personal choice and...
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Health Care Debate Deep Breath

July 31, 2017
Following the election we knew immediately that a fight for Health Care was coming. The effort to protect care has been a longer and harder experience than we ever could have imagined. And, it is not over. This is a fair moment to reflect on the journey and identify lessons learned to build from...
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Your #5Actions for This Week!

July 30, 2017
What a week. WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late this week due to people including you speaking up! THANK YOU! for taking hundreds of thousands of actions, making calls, signing onto letters, sharing your health care experiences, attending meetings...
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Sign our Thank You card to U.S. Senators who stood up for health care!

July 28, 2017
WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late last night! Never doubt that your voice, your stories, and your phone calls, can make a difference. It does. Last night's health care vote is the proof. **We want to take a moment to say something important to you...
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First look: Dolores, a Riveting New Documentary about Labor Activist Dolores Huerta

July 28, 2017
MomRising is thrilled to share an exclusive look at the poster for Dolores , a new documentary film about the legendary, and tireless, Dolores Huerta. Directed by Peter Bratt (Follow Me Home, La Mision) and executive produced by Carlos Santana, Dolores opens in select cities across the country in...
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Join us at Our Lives on the Line!

July 28, 2017
WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late last night! Never doubt that your voice, your stories, and your phone calls, can make a difference. It does. Last night's health care vote is the proof. While we won an important battle in the fight for millions...
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