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OUR MISSION
Ensure all moms and babies in America, especially those with the greatest need, have the best start in life.

Map of counties of care deserts. Source: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Area Health Resources Files, 2019

7 MILLION WOMEN
of childbearing age live in counties without access or with limited access to maternity care.

Source: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Area Health Resources Files, 2019

500,000 BABIES
are born a year to women living in these areas.

ABOUT 35% OF COUNTIES
ACROSS THE U.S.

are defined as maternity care deserts.

Maternal mortality is rising in the U.S. as it declines elsewhere

Graph of maternal mortality comparing U.S. to other developed countries. Learn more about our mission

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