NYC Moms Rule And They Are Showered (Not Literally, But With Resources) At M.O.M.S. Tour

April 17, 2024

Suffolk County Department of Health Services Commissioner Dr. Gregson H. Piggott, along with Healthfirst’s Dr. Paul Amajor.

Dr. Amajor joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Partnership Center for the M.O.M.S (Maternal Outcomes Matter Showers) Tour, highlighting efforts to combat the ongoing maternal mortality crisis from Harlem to Hempstead.

“… national initiative targets improved maternal health outcomes …”

This national initiative targets improved maternal health outcomes, particularly among Black and American Indian/Alaska Native women in communities with high maternal morbidity rates, convening experts and community stakeholders to address disparities and provide critical support.


Dr. Piggott emphasized the importance of early and continuous medical care during pregnancy and postpartum, urging prompt action upon recognizing any warning signs. Dr. Amajor stressed the urgent need to address disparities in birthing outcomes for Black mothers, advocating for equitable care access.

Rev. Dr. Que English, Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, lauded the success of the M.O.M.S. Tour Long Island and underscored the mission to make the U.S. one of the safest places for women to give birth by targeting cities most in need.


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The M.O.M.S. Tour will expand its national reach to up to 25 cities with high maternal morbidity and mortality rates in 2024, continuing its vital work towards improved maternal health outcomes.

For more information, reach out to the link here.

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