High-quality reproductive health services improve health outcomes through preconception, prenatal, and inter-conception care. They also increase access to education and contraception for people of reproductive age to enable responsible and respectful sexual activity, safeguard and promote healthy lives throughout the lifespan. ASTHO collaborates across states and territories to improve capacity to increase access to contraception.


Evidence-Informed Substance Use Disorder Policies for Maternal and Child Populations

Discusses the gendered and racialized impacts of substance use and child maltreatment policies and offers four considerations to policymakers as they look to create effective, meaningful policy to improve outcomes for women and families impacted by substance use disorders.

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COVID-19 and the Fourth Trimester

ASTHO’s podcast on COVID-19’s impact on overdose-related deaths during the postpartum period, also known as the fourth trimester.

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