April 11 – 17th is Black Maternal Health Week, and this year’s theme is “Our Bodies Belong to Us: Restoring Black Autonomy and Joy!”

Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) is a week-long campaign founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance​ to build awareness, activism, and community-building​ to amplify ​the voices, perspectives and lived experiences of Black Mamas and birthing people.

Here are a few upcoming BMHW events to consider:

Learn more about Black Maternal Health Week 2023 here.

Additional Resources of Interest: Improving Maternal Health Outcomes in North Carolina