Perinatal Workforce

The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act (focus on this bill – Grow and diversify the perinatal workforce to ensure that every mom in America receives culturally congruent maternity care and support) 

(Perinatal Workforce) 

Some ideas:

  • Problem that led to this bill.
  • Interest groups are supporting or opposing this legislation, and any other information they believe will be helpful in your advocacy efforts.
  • How can one help to move it forward.
  • What are the rationale and strategy of interest groups that support or oppose this bill 

Please read carefully and follow the guidelines below.


Use subheadings:

  1. The title, number and a brief description of the legislation. Include hyperlinks.
  2. Name(s) of its sponsor(s). Include name(s) of the sponsor(s) of any companion bill in the other legislative body (state or federal).  Include sponsor’s credentials, i.e., what do they know about this problem, and why are they interested in it? 
  3. The problem that led to the development of this legislation and the provisions of this bill that are intended to address this problem. 
  4. Background and context as needed to understand the problem and how the bill might address it.
  5. The dates of the legislative session if it is state legislature.

Parts 2 to 4 – What is the sponsor’s motivation, the problem the legislation is intended to address and the background and context – might be relatively brief at the proposal stage.  Statements of fact should be correctly referenced in APA style.  Spelling, grammar, and APA format will be addressed.  

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