Our Mission

Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1918 as Maternity Center Association. Our mission is to improve the quality of maternity care through research, education, advocacy and policy. Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care and is a voice for the needs and interests of childbearing families.

2011 Annual Report

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2008 Annual Report

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2007 Annual Report

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2006 Annual Report

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2005 Annual Report 

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Most recent page update: 6/19/2012


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Founded in 1918, Childbirth Connection has joined forces with and become a core program of the National Partnership for Women & Families. Together, these two women's health powerhouses are transforming maternity care in the United States.
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Check out our resource, "Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing: Evidence and Implications for Women, Babies, and Maternity Care"
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Childbirth Connection has joined forces with and become a core program of the National Partnership for Women & Families.
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Our History

This interactive timeline highlights our trailblazing work since 1918.
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Our Vision

We want all women and babies receive the best possible maternity care.
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