Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Address Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis

Maria Perez
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:00

Lawmakers are introducing a bill that would address the maternal and infant mortality and morbidity rate in the US.Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-N.C.), Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) and Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-Va.) introduced the Community Access to Resources and Education (CARE) for Families Act on June 6. The bill would invest in community partnerships with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The partnerships would help improve access to proper nutrition and health care services for women who are pregnant and after giving birth. “We are facing a

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