Are you pregnant and worried about Coronavirus (COVID-19)? For your routine care, follow the guidance of your healthcare provider and arm yourself with facts.

For the most up to date information, visit coronavirus.dc.gov and thrivebyfive.dc.gov.

Critical Needs Hotline:

Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the District’s COVID-19 needs hotline and web portal to streamline the ability for residents to access a variety of critical resources. Eligible residents can call 1-888-349-8323 or visit gethelp.dc.gov to have food and other essential items delivered to their homes if they have been directed by a medical provider to self-quarantine or have no other means to acquire these items.

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Save the date for the 3rd annual Mayor Muriel Bowser’s National Maternal & Infant Health Summit. This year’s summit will be taking place on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020. 

Maternal & Infant Health Summit logo

Save the date for the 3rd annual Mayor Muriel Bowser’s National Maternal & Infant Health Summit. This year’s summit will be taking place on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020.

Events

Yearlong Education and Resource Series

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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#MaternalMondays

Join us on Facebook Live the first Monday of the month for conversations with moms and experts about maternal health in the District.

This series is presented by the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives and Thrive by Five DC. 

#Maternal Mondays- Mental Health During COVID-19

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and while we’re all focused on getting through the Coronavirus pandemic, stress and anxiety can be intensified. In this edition of #MaternalMondays, @DCMOWPI’s Joya Matthews is joined by @DBHRecoversDC’s Barbara Parks, Deputy Director of Children/Youth Services; Wanda Wilson, LCSW; Dr. Meghan Sullivan, Project Director for DC SEED; Imani Walker, DC SEED Family Engagement Coordinator; and Gigi Toussaint-Green, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant to discuss best practices for managing stress during this time.

Posted by Mayor Bowser's Maternal & Infant Health Initiative on Monday, May 4, 2020

Resources

Prepare for everything motherhood throws at you, from conception to baby’s first year. Browse programs and organizations for mothers, families, health care providers, and advocates.

“We are working every day to ensure that all women have equal access to high-quality health care before, during, and after child birth—regardless of background, zip code, or income. This summit will complement the work my Administration is doing across all eight wards to provide women and children with the care they need to live healthy, happy lives.”

– MAYOR MURIEL BOWSER

Mayor Muriel Bowser holding child, Maternal & Infant Health Summit

Resources

Prepare for everything motherhood throws at you, from conception to baby’s first year. Browse programs and organizations for mothers, families, health care providers, and advocates.

“We are working every day to ensure that all women have equal access to high-quality health care before, during, and after child birth—regardless of background, zip code, or income. This summit will complement the work my Administration is doing across all eight wards to provide women and children with the care they need to live healthy, happy lives.”

– MAYOR MURIEL BOWSER

Mayor Muriel Bowser holding child, Maternal & Infant Health Summit

Twitter

@momhealthdc

- May 27, 2020, 3:13 pm

"Pregnancy and the postpartum period are already vulnerable times for women [...] Now, fears about the health of an… https://t.co/ZwYBYSQ15l
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- May 27, 2020, 3:11 pm

RT @MayorBowser: LIVE: Updates on coronavirus (covid-19) response in the District. Learn more by visiting https://t.co/MEWs6uPfsI. https://…
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- May 22, 2020, 5:34 pm

RT @MayorBowser: (THREAD) In case you missed today's briefing, here are some highlights:
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- May 22, 2020, 2:45 pm

Being an expectant mom during this time can be scary and may leave you feeling uncertain about the care you should… https://t.co/D5EKQiXFJ4
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- May 14, 2020, 3:03 pm

Are you a District mom participating in the TANF program? Feeling stressed and overwhelmed, especially during this… https://t.co/DxThFh0boV
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This project was supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDG B-5), Grant Number 90TP0045, from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Child Care, the Administration for Children and Families, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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This project was supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDG B-5), Grant Number 90TP0045, from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Child Care, the Administration for Children and Families, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.