Social Justice and Birth

ZilpaBabyNACPM is committed to:

  • Safeguarding the right to normal physiologic birth for every every childbearing person
  • Eliminating unconscionable disparities in birth outcomes for people of color, indigenous people, and their infants
  • Dismantling systemic racism in midwifery and the birth care system
  • Investing in a strong, racially, ethnically and socially representative CPM workforce to meet the needs of childbearing people
  • Influencing state and national policy to improve birth outcomes in all settings 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