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Herrera Beutler, Roybal-Allard introduce Midwives for MOMS Act


U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Co-Founders of the Congressional Caucus on Maternity Care, Friday introduced the Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act. The Midwives for MOMS Act will address the growing maternity care provider shortage by establishing two new funding streams for midwifery education.

“America’s maternity care is at a crisis level with high rates of maternal and infant mortality, preterm births, and a staggering lack of prenatal care for moms,” Herrera Beutler said. “We must prioritize quality care for moms and babies in this country no matter where they live or their economic status. Midwives p...

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