Momnibus Update: What’s the Hold Up with Medi-Cal Reimbursement of Doula Services?

November 29, 2021
An effort years in the making, Medi-Cal reimbursement of doulas was finally passed in October, with an original launch date of January 1, 2022. But that date has been pushed back 7 months. So what's holding up implementation?

Centering Queer and Trans Birth: Recap of Our October Collaboratory

November 29, 2021
For PTBi’s October Collaboratory, keynote speaker Kayden Coleman led a cultural competency training for providers who care for queer and trans birthing people.

Meet Jaontra “JJ” Henderson, Project Analyst!

October 12, 2021
Pictured: JJ with Cassian, son of PTBi designer, Loren Newman.

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs the California “Momnibus” Act

October 06, 2021
Pictured: Governor Gavin Newsom and bill sponsors signing the "Momnibus Act" on October 4, 2022. Source.

Meet Our New CAB Members

October 04, 2021
We are proud to introduce the powerful advocates who will be joining our CAB.

Benioff Community Innovators Oakland - Congratulations!

September 13, 2021
Congratulations to our Oakland Benioff Community Innovators who have completed their community assessment focused on the connections between financial support during pregnancy and preterm birth! 

Free Brochure for BIPOC Mamas to Empower Their Pregnancies

September 13, 2021
We are thrilled to present the Empower Your Pregnancy brochure, which features useful information for pregnant Black women to support them during pregnancy with the goal of improving their birth experience and outcomes.