Inspirational Coloring Pages

Commissioned for the AFE Foundation by artist Liana Albers, these custom coloring pages are meant to inspire and nurture a creative outlet. Coloring and art therapy have been associated with decreasing symptoms brought on by physical and emotional stress and...

Our Commitment to Equity

The AFE Foundation joins in solidarity with people of color, individuals, and organizations working to eradicate racism and implicit bias in maternal health. We recognize and acknowledge that change is necessary to reduce racial bias in maternal health and will act...

Women of color illustration

Emily’s Blood Drive

AFE survivor, grateful blood donor recipient and nurse shares her story and how she planned a replenishment blood drive for her son's first birthday. Like most of you reading this, when you live through a near death experience, you have a new perspective on life....

Show your #endAFE Support!

We have partnered with Sauce, a video crowdsourcing platform, to be able to upload all of your AFE awareness videos and photos into one place! This will allow us to stitch together your videos and show just how incredible our community of support really is!...

Spin for a Cause

Join us for a soul-filling cycle class on AFE Awareness Day! Join AFE survivor, Stephanie Arnold, on March 27th, 2019 at 7:45 PM for a special "Spin for a Cause" at the SoulCycle Chicago Southport studio. $60 donation includes class, shoe and towel rental. The $60...

Historic Bill Passes to Mandate AFE Education

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2018 Historic Bill Passes to Mandate AFE Education HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Legislature, in a bipartisan manner, passed a historic bill which mandates the Connecticut Department of Public Health, in consultation with...

The family behind AFE Awareness Day

Why is March 27th AFE Awareness Day? This is the touching story of how one family’s life was forever changed by AFE and how their one simple action inspired a movement. On March 27, 2017 we received a call from a gentleman who was curious about our organization and...

Self Care after Traumatic Birth

Many have heard the term self care. It's in magazines, self help books, and even in the beloved motherhood bible, "What to Expect When Expecting". There is no doubt that self care is important. Most especially after surviving an unexpected traumatic birth. In this...

AFE Featured in Coastal Virginia Magazine

Awareness comes in many forms. We are so appreciative to journalist Barrett Baker of Coastal Virginia Magazine for raising awareness of maternal health and the rising maternal mortality rate in the United States in the October 2017 issue. Also included is a...

Help us #endAFE!

The AFE Foundation is entirely funded by donations. Every dollar goes directly toward our support, research, and education programs. We are committed to turning donations into action, including yours.