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Latest Blogs

Why Perinatal Safe Spot ROOTT is Leading in Community Care

"Everyone gets to see the beauty of the tree in bloom, but without the ROOTT beneath, it would not grow. There is another story about Black mothers, infants, and families. One that begins with the root causes of our health disparities and can end with our joy and growth. Listen to us. Trust us. Allow us to create our own narrative. One in which...

Congratulations to the Perinatal Safe Spot’s Earning the Merk Grant

We are so excited to see National Perinatal Task Force Perinatal Safe Spots getting the support needed to improve maternal child outcomes and expand the workforce. Merck Announced a second cohort of safer childbirth cities organizations committed to improving maternal health equity and reducing preventable maternal deaths in the US.  Perinatal...

Birth Detroit to be the First Nationally Accredited EASY ACCESS CLINIC – The JJ WayⓇ

Congratulations Birth Detroit! Chief Executive Officer of Commonsense Childbirth Inc. (CCI) and Founder of CCI EASY ACCESS CLINIC "The JJ WayⓇ," Jennie Joseph, made a trip to Detroit to the Perinatal Safe Spot (PSS) Birth Detroit, completing one of the many requirements for becoming a nationally accredited Easy Access Clinic The JJ WayⓇ. In...

Reports & Studies

Click below to read reports and the latest studies on maternal justice and the evidence behing the importance of the work of the Perinatal Task Force.


Watch these important stories behind the grassroots movement that started the Perinatal Task Force.

CNN Giving Birth in America – A Documentary series produced by Every Mother Count

USA Today Series ‘Deadly Deliveries’ – Listen to mothers share their stories of ‘near miss’ events giving birth in America

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This week our team had the incredible opportunity to sit with @iamjenniejoseph and work on the next steps in becoming an accredited JJWay™️ Easy Access Clinic. We are SO close! But do you see what's in this image?We see growth.Just two years ago there where two of us and now there are over twenty servant leaders that have committed to uprooting a system that harms, while simultaneously planting new seeds. Seeds of plenty. Seeds that heal. Seeds that will grow into fruit that we may never see.We have grown into a team that takes on the spirit of collective care. Collective care honors the power of togetherness, group responsibility, and group success. It supports people over profit, in both policy and practice. Collective care is a practice that affirms that when we are recognized and accepted, loved and supported, encouraged to dare and to dream, we rise, together. Thank you for sowing seeds into Abide. Thank you for investing in Black leadership. Thank you for seeing the need for an organization that centers Black women and BIPOC families. Thank you.#abide#abidewomen#easyaccessclinic #JJWay ... See MoreSee Less
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