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HHS Announces MoMMA’s Voices as Advisory Panel for a New 200-Hospital Maternal and Infant Care Collaborative

October 21, 2021 -

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HHS Announces MoMMA’s Voices as Advisory Panel for a New 200-Hospital Maternal and Infant Care Collaborative

October 21, 2021 -

February 8, 2023

Lived Experience Integration Forum at SMFM Annual Meeting

Join Bekah Bischoff, Education and Development Coordinator for MoMMA's Voices to learn more about Lived Experience Integration. She will discuss how to get started working with lived experience experts and how MoMMA's Voices is here to support you.

Come join us for coffee and sweet treat at the Marriott Marquis in room Pacific A&B! (Note Room Change)

February 3, 2023

Maternal Health Advocacy and Kids

Join Dr. Paige Blankenship, PhD, for a discussion on how to discuss with your children your pregnancy experience and your maternal health advocacy work. Dr. Blankenship is a licensed psychologist who works with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She specializes in providing trauma-informed care to those who have endured adverse experiences.

September 28, 2022 - RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER 30, 2022

Asserting for Yourself

Join Lauren A. Tetenbaum, LMSW, JD, PMH-C for an informative, interactive discussion on how to assert yourself as an advocate and beyond. Lauren is a social worker and former attorney who focuses on empowering millennial and young women, including mothers and survivors of trauma. She will educate us on why assertiveness can be challenging yet is imperative in order to create positive change.

October 14, 2022

How to Nurture Allyship

Marcia Phillips, a human service professional, has over thirty years of experience working in adoption services, healthcare, and education both in London and Florida.

Trained as a Social Worker at the University of North London, England, Marcia is a diversity and health equity strategist whose passion is to help organizations deliver on their promise to the people they serve and to bring data to life through storytelling.

In Marcia’s webinar about “Allyship,” participants will gain a better understanding of their own life story and how it influences their view of the world and how they show up. Attendees will also learn about how they can hold space of for people of color and others who have diverse life stories and experiences.

September 8, 2022

Community of Learning Reunion

Join our faculty from our 2021-2022 Community of Learning and discuss with other participants their progress, challenges and wins. This event will be hosted as part of the Annual AIM Meeting in Rockville, MD on September 8th.

July 13, 2022

Setting Healthy Boundaries After a Severe Maternal Event

Whether you are a new mom returning to work, a trauma survivor navigating intimacy, or a postpartum woman dealing with family issues, setting healthy boundaries is necessary. Lauren A. Tetenbaum, LMSW, JD, PMH-C leads an informative discussion about how to set boundaries and why they are so important.

April 13, 2022

Thaen's Journey to Motherhood

As part of Black Maternal Health Week 2022, explore one woman’s journey to motherhood, navigating life, obstacles, and healthcare. Hear the story from survivor and mom, Thaen, and also hear from her compassionate medical team who made Thaen’s wellbeing their mission.

March 13, 2022

Social Determinants of Health

Learn about social determinants of health from Kay Matthews, the founder and Executive Director of the Shades of Blue Project. This informative, interesting, and east-to-follow discussion covers topics, such as food insecurities, economic stability, environment, education, healthcare system, and race/racism.

October 1-3, 2021

Champions for Change Summit

Topics Include: Understanding TeamSTEPPS, Blood Transfusions, Hosting Blood Drives, Supporting Families, Comorbidities and How They Contribute to SME, Racial Inequality in Maternal Health, “Inversity” Solution (working together to improve outcomes), Keynote by Dr. Judette Louis, Update on Current Legislation, Storyteller Workshop,

October 2-3, 2020

Champions for Change Summit

Topics Include: Advocacy 10, Leveraging Social Media, Opportunities to Improve Disparities, State and Federal Legislation, Best Practices in Providing Peer Support, MEWs (Maternal Early Warning Sign) Programs, Story telling for beginners, Adapting your story (advanced), Mentorship and strategy planning, Developing your Advocate CV

February 19, 2020

How to Advocate for Health Equity

Learn how to advocate for health equity from an experienced panel of MoMMA's Voices black leaders. The session includes advice on how to advocate for both mental and physical health from knowledgeable women who are actively working for maternal health.

Panelists include:

Kay Matthews - Shades of Blue Project, Founder

Brianna Henderson - Let's Talk PPCM, Founder

Tomkea Issac - Jace's Journey, Founder

Kim Smith - Preeclampsia Foundation, Board President

October 18-20, 2019

Champions for Change Summit

Topics Include: Quality Improvement in Healthcare Practices, Sharing your Story, Panel on Widening your Lens, Post-traumatic Growth, Using Your Representative Voice, Dr. Hollier’s Keynote, AIM Bundles, Research Engagement, Leveraging Media

Using Simulation for Quality Improvement, PQC Partnership, and more.

October 12-14, 2018

Champions for Change Summit

Topics Include: Sharing Your Story, Perinatal Trauma and Mental Health, Biomarkers (predicting Preeclampsia), Leveraging Media to Drive Action, Legislative Advocacy, Quality Improvement Participation, Long-term Impact of Preeclampsia, Preeclampsia Advances, Patient Support in the Cyber World, and more.

This is a program of the Preeclampsia Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and is supported by a grant through Merck for Mothers. For more information, visit and

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