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Black Maternal Deaths Climb During COVID According to CDC

February 24, 2022
The United States is the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world. Major racial disparities exist where Black women lose their lives at 3 to 4 times the rate of white women due to maternity-related causes, independent of age, economic background, or education, a fact that has done unchanged for several decades.
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Protect Our Reproductive Rights: MomsRising Members Share Their Personal Stories on Abortion Experiences

February 24, 2022
What is Reproductive Justice? Bodily autonomy. Fair treatment. Attainable and affordable healthcare access.
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Did you miss the CareAVan?

February 23, 2022
On Valentine's Day, we took to the street in the hope that Cupid's arrow would spark some care infrastructure love into the hearts of our U.S. Senators. We got together with the National Women's Law Center and with the help of Chalk R!ot, a Cocoa CareAVan, and candy hearts we spelled it out clearly and colorfully: Care. Can't. Wait.
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Preguntas y respuestas sobre la vacuna COVID-19 y los niños

February 23, 2022
Recibimos cientos de preguntas y comentarios de padres a través del país sobre la vacuna para los niños de la COVID-19. Por eso nos alegró poder que se unieran a nosotros la CDC para responder algunas de sus preguntas.
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Reproductive Justice: Here's What You Need to Know

February 22, 2022
An overview of Reproductive Justice related federal and state policy updates. The Set Up… What seemed to move quickly towards the middle-end of last year, began as a slow burn.
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Kids and the COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

February 18, 2022
MomsRising recently hosted a conversation with experts from the CDC to talk about the kids' COVID-19, vaccine. Below is a summary of our questions and answers. (Se puede leer en español aquí. ) Felicia Burnett, National Director for health care at MomsRising: How do we know that the covid vaccine...
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Tell the U.S. Senate, it's time to lower drug prices!

February 10, 2022
“Before I had Medicaid, I went into a coma about once a month because I am on insulin. I have many complications as a result of going years without healthcare. Now I never go into comas. Insulin has gone up so much that if not for insurance, I would not be able to buy it. It’s unethical to force...
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Q&A: Kids' COVID Vaccine

January 27, 2022
This week, MomsRising hosted a bilingual webcast with expert guests from the CDC about the kids' COVID vaccine, with the first half in English and the second half in Spanish. We are now over 2 years into this pandemic and it’s touched practically every piece of our lives from child care and grocery...
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Maternal Immunization

Protect Yourself. Protect Your Baby. Get Vaccinated.

January 25, 2022
Navigating the vast world of advice offered to pregnant individuals can be daunting, but there is at least one thing experts agree on: making sure you get the vaccines recommended during the course of pregnancy, including the COVID-19 vaccine, is one of the best ways pregnant people can help...
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Support the Women’s Health Protection Act

January 11, 2022
Many of us had a pit in our stomach as we watched the arguments last month at the U.S. Supreme Court on the fate of Roe v. Wade. Those justices will decide whether millions of people will lose access to abortion and the reproductive care they need. It’s past time for lawmakers to act to protect our reproductive rights!
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