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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.  

Free 2022 Voices for Birth Justice Calendar

September 08, 2021
After an overwhelming response to our 2021 Voices for Birth Justice calendar, we are thrilled to be offering our 2022 calendar free to providers, parents and community advocates!

Indigenous and Asian Pregnant People People with COVID Most at Risk for Preterm Birth in the US

August 17, 2021
Findings from the largest study of its kind support recommendations that all pregnant people receive vaccination against COVID-19

The Black Maternal Wellness Innovation Lab Trains Birth Justice Advocates in Southwest Fresno

August 11, 2021
Picture source: Kendalyn Mack-Franklin. Pictured: Sabrina Kelley, Kendalyn Mack-Franklin, Desiree Miller, RocQuel Johnson, Heaven Smith, Jasmine Kirsh, Keishell Williams, Mastawal Abebe, Subira Shabazz, and Trinesha McFarland. Not pictured: Simone Allen​. 

Modern Cannabis Use During Pregnancy is Associated with Adverse Birth Outcomes

August 05, 2021
New findings show clear connection between cannabis use and adverse maternal and child health outcomes.

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Associated with Preterm Birth

August 05, 2021
Findings from the largest US study of its kind supports recommendations that all pregnant people receive vaccination against COVID-19

US-born Black women in California have worse birth outcomes than Black immigrant women

August 04, 2021
Increased experiences of racism lead to higher preterm birth rates and worse infant health outcomes.  

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