Listening to Mothers in California

More than 2,500 women share their attitudes and experiences of childbirth. The results reveal what is and isn't working with maternity care in the Golden State, including key opportunities to advance birth equity and address maternal mental health.

Listening to Mothers in California is a statewide, population-based survey of women who gave birth in 2016. Led by the National Partnership for Women and Families, the project was funded by CHCF and the Yellow Chair Foundation. This collection features a variety of survey-related resources:

All of the resources from this survey are available via National Partnership and through this collection.