More Resources

An extensive series of products are available to highlight key survey results.

Listening to Mothers in California Data Snapshot

Check out these helpful charts that highlight key findings from the Listening to Mothers in California survey.

The Overmedicalization of Childbirth

This infographic illustrates the data behind the overuse of unwanted and unneeded interventions and the less invasive alternatives available.

The Stories Behind the Numbers

This video highlights three themes: racial and ethnic disparities in maternity care, maternal mental health and what respectful care looks like.

Listening to Mothers Full Survey Report

More than 2,500 women shared their attitudes and experiences with childbirth. Read what they have to say in the printable full survey report PDF.

Full Survey Report

Download the printable PDF of Listening to Mothers in California or interact with the digital report.

Data Snapshot

Browse the data snapshot of figures with survey result highlights and download individual charts for repurposing.


Check out the infographic that illustrates the medicalization of childbirth and underuse of alternatives.

Documentary Videos

Watch this overview video, plus short videos about disparities, optimal care and maternal mental health — featuring stories from childbearing women and providers.

Issue Briefs

Read these important briefs about the experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander, Black and Latina mothers.

Fact Sheets

Learn more about maternal mental health, cesarean birth and care team and place of birth.

Background Materials

Access background information about Listening to Mothers by reviewing a fact sheet about the survey, survey methodology and complete survey questionnaire.


Watch a recording of the webinar showcasing key findings from the survey or review the webinar slides.

Public Dataset for Researchers

The survey dataset and codebook are freely available to interested researchers via the University of North Carolina Dataverse

All of the resources from this survey are available at and