Maternal and Infant Mortality Initiative

Campaign to Save Our Mothers and Babies (CSOMB)

CSOMB, sponsored by the Maternal and Infant Mortality Initiative, is a grassroots network of organizations and individuals who utilize a collective impact approach to address persistent racial disparities in infant and maternal health outcomes throughout the state. Find out more here.

The Perinatal Education Toolkit

This online provider resource offers information for the Preconception, Prenatal, Postpartum, and Interconception periods. Find the resource here.

Watch an archived, informational webinar on the new resource.

Text4Baby 

Text4baby is a free mobile health service designed to promote maternal and child health through weekly text messaging, provided by Zero to Three. Find more about this important resource for expecting and new mothers.

2017 Initiative Policy Priorities

 

NEWS FROM THE Maternal and Infant Mortality Initiative

Join the Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University's Monthly Research Forum on Tuesday, November 7 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. This month's topic is How to Care for Women with Opioid Use Disorders Who Become Pregnant: What Research Tells Us featuring Hendree Jones, PhD, Jones is the Executive Director of UNC Horizons Program and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

EVENTS FROM THE Maternal and Infant Mortality Initiative
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In July 2017, EverThrive IL convened and facilitated a MCH Strategy and Coordination meeting that brought over 60 stakeholders together from across the state. Meeting participants discussed the State of the State in regards to MCH matters, and also shared what they viewed as challenges and opportunities in the field.

 

RESOURCES FROM THE Maternal and Infant Mortality Initiative

The Maternal and Infant Initiative and partners offer webinars to educate advocates on resources, updates, and opportunities from the field. These webinars are free and open to the public, past webinars and materials are made available for the public and hosted by EverThrive IL. 

 

Upcoming Webinars