Legislation Overview


The National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health, a former project of 2020 Mom folded into the core work of 2020 Mom in early 2018. This work included supporting federal legislation, sponsoring new federal MMH legislation and hosting Advocacy Days, an event (now called Mom Congress) for moms and those who support them, to advocate for key legislation, each May in DC.

Organization Sign-on Letter Maternal Mental Health Interagency Report

The Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance — along with approximately 50 federal and state organizations — signed on to a letter to Congress requesting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to report on activities addressing maternal mental health.

The letter specifically encourages the Senate to join the House in requesting HHS to prepare a report on the role that each agency within HHS plays in addressing gaps in maternal mental health for new and expectant mothers.