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

COVID-19 Resources

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.

#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. 

#MaternalMondays- Father's Day Edition

In celebration of Father's Day, this special edition of #MaternalMondays brings the vital perspectives of dads to the maternal health discussion and features the Mayor's Office of Fathers Men and Boys (MOFMB). In this segment, we hear from the MOFMB Director, Jason Wallace and District dads Cameron French, Chris Rogers and David Bonine about fathering in a pandemic, the importance of supporting mothers before, during and after pregnancy, and the dangers of spilling breast milk! Watch it now and share your thoughts below.

Posted by Mayor Bowser's Maternal & Infant Health Initiative on Monday, June 1, 2020

“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

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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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Mayor's office logo

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.