If you are a health professional

Get familiar with the Transforming Maternity Care Blueprint for Action

Featured Blueprint areas for health professionals:

In addition to the summary Blueprint for Action, more detail about specific challenges and recommended solutions of relevance to health professionals can be found in the Maternity Care Clinicians and Health Professions Educators Stakeholder Workgroup Report (PDF).

Implement a quality improvement project where you work

Work with your institution’s quality leaders to track and report maternity quality data

Several measures have been adopted by the Joint Commission.

Take a safety course with your colleagues

View our list of maternity care quality and safety courses.

Join forces with a state or regional quality effort

View our list of state and regional quality collaboratives.

Share a local success story

Have you been part of the transformation in your community, state, or region? Share your story so others can learn and be inspired.

Learn about evidence-based maternity care on the Childbirth Connection website

Discover and share resources for women

Share Childbirth Connection’s resources on the Rights of Childbearing Women and our guide to Understanding & Navigating the Maternity Care System.

Our Pregnancy Topics provide in-depth coverage of key issues, including an overview, options, best evidence, and tips & tools.  Currently, the following topics are available:

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