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How friends, family, teachers and other caregivers can support new mothers

May 3, 2021
Developed by Lina Acosta Sandaal, MA, LMFT MomsRising consultant and expert in child and adolescent development and infant and early childhood mental health Perinatal and postpartum disorders are extremely common in women during pregnancy and after they give birth. While there is information out...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 30, 2021

April 29, 2021
This week we saw President Biden pass 100 days in office and deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress that highlighted many of the priorities MomsRising members have long been fighting for around the country! A big week! We have 5Actions for you to take this week important to moms and...
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COVID Vaccines Should Not be Withheld from Pregnant Women

December 10, 2020
Women have spent decades fighting for equal rights. We have made significant strides in many arenas, enacting a variety of social, political, and economic reforms. But one notable exception is the receipt of evidence-based care during pregnancy, when women and their providers are often left in the...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 13, 2020

September 13, 2020
Thank you again for reviewing the top actions for this week with us to amplify momentum toward change. We have 5 easy ways that you can power up, including: Helping to get out the vote in November, sharing why you’re voting with your friends on social media, getting a Moms Vote face mask, and also...
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It's All Connected: Your August MOMentum

September 1, 2020
August closed out with powerful MOMentum! From advocating during National Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week; to working to save the post office, childcare, paid leave and sick days, and unemployment insurance; to celebrating the Black National Convention, MomsRising supporters across...
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Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

August 1, 2020
It’s National Breastfeeding Month and I am ready to take a moment, breathe, celebrate and advocate. Normally, when August rolls around I am ready to celebrate! Celebrate the breastfeeding journeys that mothers and babies embark upon every single day. Each milestone (no matter the length) deserves...
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Breastfeeding WIN ~ Postcard surge ~ Your July MOMentum

July 31, 2020
Summer is flying by and our MomsVote program is rocketing forward! Your enthusiasm for the MomsRising postcard program means that over 700,000 mom voters will receive a handwritten note of encouragement for them to vote! Let’s keep up the MOMentum and we WILL make it to 1 million postcards! Check...
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What Can You Expect Giving Birth in NC During COVID-19

July 1, 2020
Being pregnant and giving birth can be scary and raise lots of questions even in the best of times. At MomsRising, we’ve heard your concerns as you navigate this uncertain moment and your desire to make sure expecting families and providers are on the same page when it comes to ensuring positive...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts

June 11, 2020
ICYMI: Here are a few of the rising, favorite and important posts from the MomsRising community for the week ending June 12, 2020. Jump in — like, share and leave a comment. Enjoy! 1. BLOG: Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor! Demand that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fire and charge with...
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MomsRising’s COVID-19 Priorities: April 2020

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. All policies addressing this...
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