National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Releases: Maternity

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 | Maternity, Workplace Fairness

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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