Maternal mortality and morbidity continues to rise at an alarming rate. Currently, New Jersey has the fourth highest maternal mortality rate in the country, and it is especially high among Black and Latinx women.
You can be part of an innovative solution to make New Jersey the safest and most equitable place in the nation to give birth and raise a baby.
Join us for a powerful collaborative training series focused on addressing maternal morbidity and mortality for all pregnant and parenting women. Led by a multidisciplinary panel of maternal health experts, discussion topics include achieving equitable service and care, best practices and over-use of cesarean birth, Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) patient safety bundles, maternal levels of care in birthing centers, and the impact of shared decision making on improving maternal morbidity and mortality outcomes.
After participating in this ECHO, providers will be able to:
Information regarding New Jersey maternal mortality rate taken from the First Lady’s Nurture NJ Strategic Plan, to read more, click here.
This Rutgers Project ECHO is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $10,361,110.00 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.