The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among high-income countries. Addressing the maternity care crisis is a top priority at HHS. We are committed to supporting safe pregnancies and childbirth, eliminating pregnancy-related health disparities, and improving health outcomes for parents and infants across our country.
Health centers that receive Title X funds provide affordable, high-quality family planning services nationwide.
Funding is available to increase the doula services that support women with a high risk of poor birth outcomes.
States can now provide 12 months postpartum coverage to those enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP.
These programs promote maternal and infant health, ensure equitable access to affordable care, and address health disparities.
Families affected by substance use need support and compassion.
Funding is available to improve access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities.
The White House outline the steps we are taking to address the maternal health crisis in America.
24/7, free, confidential hotline for pregnant and new moms in English and Spanish