Maternal Health Convening

Rx Compassion, in collaboration with YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, hosts a convening of women and local partners to discuss ways to help mothers have healthier pregnancies and safer births.


Wed, April 19, 2023

8:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT


Westchester Library

570 Taxter Rd #400

Elmsford, NY 10523



JOIN US FOR A MATERNAL HEALTH CONVENING April 19, 2023 8:30 am – 11 am Westchester Library Systems WHY • 1 in 3 births result in cesarean delivery. • New York has the 12th highest C-section rate in the US. • Women with C-sections are 1.7 more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than those who delivered vaginally. • In NY, Black women are 5 times more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than white women. • More than 80% of maternal deaths are preventable. WHO Women in our Community • Learn the risks and benefits of cesarean deliveries. • Exchange ideas and stories. • Acquire tips and knowledge to have a healthy pregnancy. Community Partners and Advocates • Learn and discuss cesarean safety. • Discuss opportunities to reduce disparities in maternal health outcomes. • Identify maternal health needs and support communities of greatest need. • Share actionable strategies to provide resources, education, and support for women of childbearing age through partnerships. • Establish a framework for ongoing convenings to address challenges and provide education and impactful solutions. WHAT • View excerpts of the “Prescribing Compassion” documentary, followed by a panel discussion and talkback with Dr. Clarel Antoine, MD, a world-renowned OBGYN, and Founder of Rx Compassion. REGISTRATION Continental Breakfast and Program $25.00 Sponsorship information is outlined below. For more information, please contact Paula Barbag,

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