For Providers & Advocates
Bank on mothers, invest in children. High-quality care that supports mothers and their families is the best way to set the foundation for a healthy life.
One Key Question
Just one question can lead to the thinking, planning, preparation, and care that transforms a woman’s health experience.Learn More
Community-based maternal and child health programs improve birth outcomes and reduce health disparities throughout the United States.Learn More
Help Me Grow
As part of the Help Me Grow network, DC invests in programs that work to reduce the impacts of adversity and offer support.Learn More
Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
Assistance for hospitals in providing mothers with the education, skills, and confidence to encourage breastfeeding.Learn More
Early Childhood Innovation Network
Community-based education, programs, and organizations seeking to strengthen families and increase resilience in children through age 5.Learn More
Surgo Ventures: The Maternal Vulnerability Index
The MVI is a data tool that provides insight into where and why people are vulnerable to poor maternal health.Learn More
Share A Resource
Do you have a maternal or infant health resource for families or providers in Washington, DC? Share it with us! An important part of the Maternal and Infant Health Initiative is ensuring that DC residents have access to the resources and support they need.