Health—General & Rehabilitative

Childbirth Connection

  • New York, NY
  • www.childbirthconnection.org

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the quality and value of maternity care through consumer engagement and health system transformation. Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care and is a voice for the needs and interests of childbearing families.

Service Areas

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National

Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization founded and based in New York City.

ruling year

1937

Principal Officer since 1995

Self-reported

Maureen Corry

Keywords

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pregnancy, childbirth, mothers, babies, research, education, advocacy and policy, safe, effective, and satisfying maternity care, evidence-based maternity care, informed decision-making, c-section, cesarean section

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EIN

13-1624081

 Number

3281263024

Physical Address

260 Madison Ave 8th Floor

New York, NY 10016

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public Health Program (E70)

Reproductive Rights (R61)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (I01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Program 1

Childbirth Connection helps women, caregivers, policy makers and the media understand results of the best available research about effects of maternity practices, make informed decisions, and to obtain or provide safe and effective care. Special initiatives focus on labor pain management, continuous support during labor, cesarean section and vaginal birth after cesarean, and ensuring that women's voices are included in the dialogue on improving maternity care and better meeting the needs of childbearing women and families. Our website, www.childbirthconnection.org, is an essential source of trustworthy information and resources on safe and effective maternity care for women, caregivers and the media.

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Service Areas

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Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization founded and based in New York City.

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Financials

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CHILDBIRTH CONNECTION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Childbirth Connection

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Principal Officer

Maureen Corry

BIO

Maureen Corry has thirty years experience as a researcher, educator, advocate and policy analyst focusing on maternal and child health promotion and maternity care quality improvement.  She joined Childbirth Connection as executive director in 1995, and has positioned the organization as a powerful and effective advocate for evidence-based maternity care and maternity care quality improvement.  Prior to joining Childbirth Connection, Maureen spent 14 years at the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation. Maureen is currently a member of the board of directors of the National Quality Forum (NQF), and serves as vice chair of NQF’s Consumer Council. She also serves as Co-chair of Consumers United for Evidence-based Healthcare, and is a member of the Advisory Council for Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need.  Maureen received her MPH from Yale School of Public Health in Health Services Administration.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Phyllis R. Farley

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