Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act
The Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act is a critical piece of legislation that would add stillbirth and stillbirth prevention to Title V of the Social Security Act — something that has been lacking since the introduction of Title V funding back in 1935. Healthy Birth Day, Inc., the nonprofit organization that created Count the Kicks, helped initiate the legislation after discovering the omission of stillbirth from the most important piece of maternal health legislation in our country.
The Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act is a bipartisan, bicameral bill. The co-leads in Congress are Congresswoman Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa), Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-North Carolina), Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana).
We encourage you to visit the Healthy Birth Day, Inc. website to learn more and get involved in supporting this important stillbirth prevention legislation.