• Kimberly S. Myers

What's Up Wednesday

“Not Everything That Is Faced Can Be Changed. But Nothing Can Be Changed Until It’s Faced”

- James Baldwin

See the new reference guide to key legislative proposals in Congress to address maternal health. The National Partnership for Women & Families and The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs

I. Maternal/Infant Health News

Racism and Sexism Against Black Women May Contribute to High Rates of Black Mortality

Child Trends | April 2019

AMCHP, National Partnership Release Guide to Maternal Health Legislation

AMCHP/National Partnership for Women & Families | April 2019

Proposed Standards for Perinatal Safety in the Hospital Accreditation Program Field Review

The Joint Commission | April 2019

II. Breastfeeding Health News

Trends in Hospital Breastfeeding Policies in the United States from 20009-2015: Results from the Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Survey (Abstract)

Breastfeeding Medicine | April 2019

III. Education

Autism Waiver Registry

To apply for the Autism Waiver, or to check on your child’s status on the Registry, contact CMD at 866-417-3480.

Parent’s Place of Maryland Newsletter | April 2019

I’m Ready to Advocate for Kids With Learning and Thinking Differences. Now What? (Webinar April 29, 2019)

Understood | April 2019