NJ Maternal Mortality

NJ Maternal Mortality: A Critical Issue

A Panel Discussion LWV Women & Family Issues

What are the practices, economic realities and causes that place New Jersey 4th in the highest rate of maternal mortality in the US? How can we work together to improve care and outcomes in our state?

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey Women and Family Issues Committee invited the public to attend their free public program, NJ Maternal Mortality: A Critical Issue: A PANEL DISCUSSION, on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM. This event was held at the DeCorso Center, 15 E 4th Street, New Providence.

Panelists included the following:

Dr. Nastassia Davis, Founding Exec Director, Perinatal Health Equity Foundation, Mary Ditri, Vice-President Community Health, NJ Hospital Association, Michelle Gabriel-Caldwell, Owner, Baby Please Birth Services, S. Nadia Hussain, Maternal Justice Campaign Director, Moms Rising, Jill Wodnick, Montclair State University, Lamaze International, Judith Woop, NJ State School Nurses Association