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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 to foster that change…

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Ali + Katie: A Friendship

  Best friends- they are the keeper of secrets, the ones to wipe your tears, share your dreams with, and who help shape your world views. They are often the ones right there helping families in the toughest of days. Katie shares with us about…

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Dads Need Self Care Too!

Self-care, the intentional practice of taking care of your own well-being, is often associated with women, most especially mothers. In fact, most ads for self-care found in magazines, television, and social media are almost entirely marketed to women. But what about men? Their needs are…

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Maternal Mental Health

Growing people is HARD. At baseline, an uneventful pregnancy, uncomplicated labor and delivery are difficult work that challenge our minds and bodies in ways we have never been tested before. In an instant we are tossed headfirst into motherhood which also comes with no manual…

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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.…

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