A Happy, Healthy Birthday & Beyond: How One Organization is Working to Support At-Risk New Mothers and Babies

A Happy, Healthy Birthday & Beyond: How One Organization is Working to Support At-Risk New Mothers and Babies

Did you know the United States has some of the worst maternal health outcomes in the developed world? Far too many mothers and babies are dying during or shortly after childbirth- and the impact is greatest in low income communities of color. According to Dila Perera, Executive of Seattle-based nonprofit, Open Arms Perinatal Services, that’s simply unacceptable. On this episode of momrepublic, we talk with Dila about the work of Open Arms in supporting new mothers and babies in King County. Plus we hear a story from a real mom impacted by the work Open Arms is doing.