Jan. 23, 2020 Is Maternal Health Awareness Day in Pa.

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2020

pregnant-womanJan. 23, 2020, is Maternal Health Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. PAMED recognizes the efforts of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and its Pa. Chapter in successfully bringing a Maternal Health Awareness Day to Pennsylvania.

In recognition of this important topic, Penn Medicine hosted an ACOG-sponsored statewide talk and webinar on Jan. 23 aimed at raising awareness about maternal health and promoting maternal safety. You can watch the archive by clicking here. CME is available whether you attended in person or watch the recording. More information on obtaining CME can be found here.

Given that most maternal deaths are preventable, it is crucial to understand why women are dying to help save lives. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed this resolution as a result of rising deaths related to pregnancy in Pennsylvania and across the country.

The PaACOG chapter is made up of more than 3,000 medical professionals dedicated to advancing medicine in the area of obstetrics and gynecology.

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