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Maternal Health Innovation
Maternal Health Innovation
Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center

We are the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center, a network of maternal health equity experts and organizations working to make real... more

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Avoiding burnout and rediscovering your love for your work, with Dr. Kira Schabram

Dr. Kira Schabram studies burnout as it relates to employees who view their work as a calling, as many healthcare... more

04 Oct 2022 · 31 minutes
Strengthening public health’s capacity to improve maternal health, with ASTHO’s Ellen Pliska and Britta Cedergren

From the Association of State and Territorial Health Professionals, Ellen Pliska and Britta Cedergren know that preventing maternal mortality and... more

27 Sep 2022 · 40 minutes
Maternal Health Innovation is back with season two!

Season two episodes of Maternal Health Innovation episodes will be released weekly. This season, we're including topics about provider burnout,... more

20 Sep 2022 · 1 minute
Maternal health and sexuality, with Dr. Tanya Bass

In this episode, Erin McClain, assistant director at the UNC Collaborative of Infant and Maternal Health, is diving deep into... more

20 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
9. Facing maternal mortality rates, mental health in pregnancy, and more

RMOMS is a federally funded grant program that seeks to improve maternal health in rural communities. The Texas and Missouri... more

08 Dec 2021 · 34 minutes
8. What tribal nations' ancestral knowledge teaches us about maternal health

For true innovation in maternal health to occur, we need to take a look at what works (and what needs... more

30 Nov 2021 · 37 minutes
7. Is Midwifery a Right or a Privilege?

Vanessa Caldari founded Mujeres Ayudando Madres because she I realized that midwifery care, especially in Puerto Rico, was really for... more

23 Nov 2021 · 46 minutes
6. How a hotline is transforming breastfeeding culture and access to care in Appalachia

In the Appalachian region, poverty is a huge concern. Too often, pregnant women miss appointments because they don't have the... more

16 Nov 2021 · 35 minutes
5. The Stress of Being Black and Pregnant, with Karen Sheffield-Abdullah

Black women have twice the rate of preterm birth compared to white women, and that has persisted despite decades of... more

09 Nov 2021 · 43 minutes
4. The fight for lactation rights, with Stevie Merino and To-wen Tseng

Eight years ago, when To-wen Tseng returned to work after giving birth to her first child, her right to pump... more

02 Nov 2021 · 44 minutes
Maternal Health Innovation
Avoiding burnout and rediscovering your love for your work, with Dr. Kira Schabram
Maternal Health Innovation