Nyomi Thompson is the Policy and Advocacy Manager at I Be Black Girl and focuses on uplifting birth justice and positive Black maternal health outcomes. She’s a Nebraska transplant, but has grown to love the state, and strives to improve the lives of the Black...
Tag: maternal health
LB75 will yield data to help reduce health crises during childbirth
Chad Abresch testified before the Nebraska Legislature’s HHS Committee in support of LB75, which allows the state Maternal Mortality Review team to review critical incidents during labor and delivery that threaten mother’s lives in the hope they can provide recommendations for prevention.
FFN to work with state senators on 5 interim studies
FFN is partnering with several state senators on legislative interim studies focused on early childhood, including the School Readiness Tax Credit, maternal depression and maternal and infant health, home-visiting programs and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).