Michigan Leadership Proclaims April 11-17 as Black Maternal Health Week


April 20, 2023

Governor Gretchen Witmer and Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist

LANSING – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer proclaimed April 11-17 Black Maternal Health Week in Michigan to honor the prenatal through postpartum experiences of Black mothers. "Black mothers in Michigan deserve to have access to quality affordable maternal and infant health care and a supportive, caring environment that leads to a healthy pregnancy," said Governor Whitmer. "Earlier this year, our work helped Michigan become one of the first states to cover doula services, and we have consistently invested in Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies to reduce disproportionate racial maternal and inf...

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