Workshop on Innovative Models of Care for Reducing Inequities in Maternal Health

Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Nursing Research

The workshop explored how nurses, midwives, and birth companions can improve maternal and infant health, specifically for women and birthing people in U.S. communities affected by structural and health inequalities. 

Find the full agenda and speaker lineup (including a keynote by Uplift Lab’s Melissa Cheyney) here.

Find the full recording of the workshop here. 

During the presentation, Dr. Cheyney referred to a recent proposal to integrate midwifery into the health care system to address issues of health inequities. Find the proposal, learn more and sign on to show your support here.