California Preterm Birth Initiative

Our 2021 Impact Report
Parents, We're Here For You!

California Preterm Birth Initiative is committed to:

  • Racial Equity

  • Centering Community Voices

  • Reproductive Justice

  • Innovative Research


About Us


Our mission is to eliminate racial disparities in preterm birth and improve health outcomes for babies born too soon, through research, partnerships and education grounded in community wisdom.


We believe all parents deserve healthy pregnancies, and all newborns deserve healthy starts in life.

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Recent publications

December 3, 2021
Racial Disparities in Emergency Mental Health Care Utilization Among Birthing People with Preterm Infants
December 2, 2021
Racial Disparities in the Rates of and Indications for Cesarean Delivery in California: Are They Changing Over Time?
December 1, 2021
Maternal, infant, and environmental risk factors for sudden unexpected infant deaths: results from a large, administrative cohort.