Advancing Health Equity for Moms and Babies.


Women die daily from pregnancy-related causes1


of pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. are preventable2


increase in maternal mortality rates in 20213


More likely for Black women to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women4

Starting A New Generation of Hope.

Building upon the legacy and expertise of GE HealthCare, our Foundation has a unique opportunity and responsibility to address inequities in maternal healthcare.


1. Trends in maternal mortality 2000 to 2020: estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and UNDESA/Population Division. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2023. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO. 

2. Trost SL, Beauregard J, Njie F, et al. Pregnancy-Related Deaths: Data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees in 36 US States, 2017-2019. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services; 2022.

3. Simpson K. R. (2023). Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maternal Health in the United States. MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing, 48(2), 61. 

4. Hoyert DL. Maternal mortality rates in the United States, 2021. NCHS Health E-Stats. DOI:
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