Save Moms! Extend Postpartum Care | Zonta Club of Birmingham

In partnership with the Cover Alabama Coalition and the American Heart Association, Zonta Club of Birmingham continues to advocate for women at the state level by fighting to extend postpartum care coverage in Alabama. See postpartum stats below. SIGN THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION PLEDGE TO EXTEND POSTPARTUM HEALTHCARE & SHARE!In Alabama, Medicaid only provides 60 … Continue reading Save Moms! Extend Postpartum Care | Zonta Club of Birmingham

ICan | Girls in Engineering | Zonta Club of Birmingham

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND  Please join the Zonta Club of Birmingham as we kick off Women's History Month (March) by discussing ways to empower young women in STEM/STEAM careers! Wednesday, March 2, 2022 11:30 PM CST Networking 11:45 PM CST Program 12:20 PM CST Business Meeting GUEST SPEAKER: RHIANNON RIVERS iCan, Program Co-Manager Rhiannon Rivers … Continue reading ICan | Girls in Engineering | Zonta Club of Birmingham

Lack of Access to Healthcare (Alabama)

Pregnancy in Alabama can be deadly.  The state has the third-highest rate of maternal deaths in the nation, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Alabama’s 36.4 deaths from pregnancy and childbirth complications per 100,000 births are more than twice the national rate of 17.4. Families in rural areas do not have … Continue reading Lack of Access to Healthcare (Alabama)