Social Justice and Birth

ZilpaBabyNACPM is committed to:

  • Safeguarding the right to normal physiologic birth for every woman
  • Eliminating unconscionable disparities in birth outcomes for women and infants of color in the U.S.
  • Dismantling systemic racism in maternity care
  • Investing in a strong and diverse workforce of CPMs to meet the needs of childbearing women
  • Influencing state and national policy to improve maternity outcomes throughout the United States


NACPM’s Strategic Intention to Address Racism and Racial Disparities in U.S Maternity Care

NACPM Board Team: Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression In Midwifery (AROM)

Anti-Racism Resources for CPMs

Midwife of Color Initiatives to Eliminate Birth Outcome Disparities