Black Maternal Health Week April 11-17, 2023

Held annually on April 11-17th, Black Maternal Health Week is held to build awareness, activism, and community-building? to amplify ?the voices, perspectives and lived experiences of Black Mamas and birthing people. The theme for 2023 is Our Bodies Belong to Us: Restoring Black Autonomy and Joy!

PBMHC co-chairs introduce Pennsylvania’s Momnibus legislative package

To address disparities in health care, co-chairs of the Pennsylvania Black Maternal Health Caucus Reps. Morgan Cephas, D-Phila.; Gina H. Curry, D-Delaware; and La’Tasha D. Mayes, D-Allegheny, and caucus members introduced the Momnibus legislative package, which outlines a group of eight bills to decrease maternal morbidity and mortality in Pennsylvania.

Studying Maternal Morbidity Bill Signed Into Law

Pa. Black Maternal Health Caucus members celebrate Act 5 of 2023 being signed into law.

Celebrating The Creation of Pa. Black Maternal Health Caucus

Co-chairs Reps. La’Tasha D. Mayes, Gina H. Curry and Morgan Cephas announce the new Pa. Black Maternal Health Caucus, created to focus on improving maternal care and birthing outcomes for Black women and birthing people of color across the commonwealth.