National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Releases: Maternity

Supreme Court’s Ruling in Young v. UPS is “Good News” for Pregnant Workers, Women’s Leader Says

Statement of Judith L. Lichtman, Senior Advisor, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Judith L. Lichtman | March 25, 2015 | Reproductive Health, Maternity, Workplace Fairness, Work and Family, Judges and Supreme Court

Women’s Health Leader Praises Lawmakers for Reintroducing Legislation to Give More Babies a Healthy Start

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | February 11, 2015 | Health Care, Maternity

New Scientific Report: Unnecessary Medical Interventions in Labor and Delivery May be Putting Mothers, Babies at Risk

Comprehensive Report Examines the Science on the Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing and Its Implications for Women, Babies and Maternity Care

Press Release | January 13, 2015 | Maternity

“Women’s Health, Economic Security and Equal Rights Hang in the Balance” as Supreme Court Hears Young v. UPS, Women’s Leader Says

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | December 3, 2014 | Reproductive Health, Maternity, Workplace Fairness, Work and Family, Judges and Supreme Court

Women’s Health and Medical Groups Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Affirm Equal Treatment and Protect the Health of Pregnant Workers

Amicus Brief Calls on the Court to Affirm the Intent of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Press Release | September 12, 2014 | Reproductive Health, Maternity, Workplace Fairness, Work and Family, Judges and Supreme Court

New “Playbook” Aims to Eliminate Early Elective Deliveries in the United States

Nation’s Leading Experts Produce Tool for Hospitals, Health Systems, Policymakers to Help End Practice That is Linked to Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality

Press Release | August 21, 2014 | Health Care, Maternity

Preventing Unnecessary Cesareans: New Resource Gives Pregnant Women the Latest Medical Guidance

Press Release | March 13, 2014 | Maternity

Women’s Health Experts Call Consensus Statement on Reducing Cesarean Births a “Game Changer” that Can Improve Maternal and Child Health

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families and Maureen Corry, Senior Advisor for Childbirth Connection Programs

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness, Maureen Corry | February 20, 2014 | Health Care, Maternity

Expecting and New Mothers Face Avoidable Challenges in the Workplace, Survey Shows

Holding a job is the new normal for pregnant women in the United States, but many encounter significant barriers to success on the job and at home, according to a survey of new and expecting mothers that was released today.

Press Release | January 30, 2014 | Maternity, Workplace Fairness

Two Organizations Dedicated to Improving Women’s Health Join Forces

Childbirth Connection Becomes Program of National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Release | January 23, 2014 | Health Care, Reproductive Health, Maternity
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