Maternal Health Innovation

By Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center

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We are the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center, a network of maternal health equity experts and organizations working to make real change for women and birthing people in the U.S. Our podcast is a series of episodes connecting around culture, lifting voices and stories, exploring innovations in maternal care and discussing ways we can center equity in the way we approach our health and wellness. Learn more about us, explore our resource center and find support for all maternal health professionals at For more podcast information and content, visit

Episode Date
Empowering Maternal Health Innovators: Insights from The Practical Playbook III Editors
Apr 17, 2024
Black Mamas Matter: Advancing Black Maternal Health
Apr 11, 2024
Disability Advocacy and Inclusivity in Maternal Health
Dec 20, 2023
Maternal Revolution: Chauntel Norris on Transforming Incarcerated Births
Dec 13, 2023
The Motherhood Career Tax and the Path to Change
Dec 06, 2023
PM3: A Digital Ally for Maternal Health Empowerment
Nov 29, 2023
Understanding Intimate Partner Violence and Its Impact on Maternal Health in Diverse Communities
Nov 15, 2023
Revolutionizing Maternal Mental Health with Canopie
Nov 08, 2023
How the "I Gave Birth Bracelet" Initiative is Reducing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity
Nov 01, 2023
Closing the Maternal Health Disparity Gap with Mae
Oct 25, 2023
Breaking Barriers in Maternal Health: BELIEVE Project's Vision for Change
Oct 18, 2023
How Irth Empowers Black Birthing People
Oct 11, 2023
Lived Experiences, Collective Action: Voices from the Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG)
Oct 04, 2023
Coming Soon: Maternal Health Innovation Season 3!
Aug 02, 2023
From Research to Action: Merck for Mothers' Evidence-based Approach to Maternal Health
Jun 07, 2023
The Maternal Monologues: Community support and action through storytelling, with AIM CCI's Dr. Valerie Newsome Garcia
Dec 08, 2022
Dr. Shalon's Maternal Action Project: Inspiring a bright future for Black mothers, with Dr. Rahmatu Kassimu
Nov 29, 2022
Colorado Birth Equity Bill Package and The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
Nov 15, 2022
Structuring Maternal Care to Support Spanish-speaking Communities
Nov 08, 2022
Medicaid Coverage for Doula Services: A conversation with Averjill Rookwood and Amy Chen
Nov 01, 2022
Examining maternal health in Indigenous communities, with Amy Stiffarm and Dr. Donald Warne
Oct 18, 2022
Doulas' need for support in clinical settings, with MOMCares' Ana Rodney
Oct 11, 2022
Avoiding burnout and rediscovering your love for your work, with Dr. Kira Schabram
Oct 04, 2022
Strengthening public health’s capacity to improve maternal health, with ASTHO’s Ellen Pliska and Britta Cedergren
Sep 27, 2022
Maternal health and sexuality, with Dr. Tanya Bass
Sep 20, 2022
Maternal Health Innovation is back with season two!
Sep 20, 2022
9. Facing maternal mortality rates, mental health in pregnancy, and more
Dec 08, 2021
8. What tribal nations' ancestral knowledge teaches us about maternal health
Nov 30, 2021
7. Is Midwifery a Right or a Privilege?
Nov 23, 2021
6. How a hotline is transforming breastfeeding culture and access to care in Appalachia
Nov 16, 2021
5. The Stress of Being Black and Pregnant, with Karen Sheffield-Abdullah
Nov 09, 2021
4. The fight for lactation rights, with Stevie Merino and To-wen Tseng
Nov 02, 2021
3. Advocating for Moms Who Don't Have Resources, with Shaunette Howard
Oct 26, 2021
2. Spotlighting Inequities and Disparities in Maternal Health, with Dr. Rachel Caskey
Oct 18, 2021
1. Doulas are Magic, with LaToshia Rouse (Birth Sisters Doula Services)
Oct 12, 2021
Introducing Maternal Health Innovation
Aug 26, 2021