Author: Abbigayle Monssen

The Period Project at BUSPH

  The mission of the Period Project at BUSPH is to ensure that students have equitable access to hygiene supplies on campus by providing free menstrual products. Connect with The Period Project!   “Changing the world one flow at a time!” What began as a pilot last spring, The Period Project has become a larger […]

Intrapartum Care and Experiences of Women with Midwives Versus Obstetricians in the Listening to Mothers in California Survey

MCH Faculty Eugene R. Declercq PhD, Candice Belanoff ScD, MPH, and Carol Sakala PhD, MSPH publish “Intrapartum Care and Experiences of Women with Midwives Versus Obstetricians in the Listening to Mothers in California Survey” in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health. “Following the initial reporting of the Listening to Mothers in California survey in 2018, Drs. Declercq and Belanoff and I […]

Accompany Doula Care

The positive birth experience that everybody deserves. A new doula startup that multiple Boston University School of Public Health alumni and current students.   “Birthing is one of the most impactful experiences in a person’s life. It transforms you, awakening a profound sense of self and fulfillment. However, for many people in marginalized communities, it is […]

Fellow Spotlight: Abbi Monssen

Abbi Monssen, MPH ’20 Certificates: Health Communication & Promotion; Program Management Fellowship Placement: Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence Communications Fellow April 2019 – December 2019 Describe your Fellowship As a fellow for BUSPH’s Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence (MCHCoE), I am responsible for managing the Center’s social media, website, and various outreach activities. […]

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At Center of Excellence in Maternal & Child Health, we are continuously looking to expand our online presence to better serve as a resource for MCH students, alumni and faculty! Please send us any MCH related research, events, awards, accomplishments, or job opportunities. We would love to share on our social media and website. Please email […]

2019 Alumni Awards

Congratulations to our 2019 Alumni Award recipients! We are so proud of all the work you do for maternal and child health. Christina Gebel, MPH ’14, birth doula and Elaine Fitzgerald Lewis, DrPH ’12, MIA

Stories of Black Mothering

Boston University School of Public Health Alum, Fatima Dainkeh, is fighting the maternal mortality crisis in America by giving a voice to the people experiencing inequity. You can find more stories on Facebook Stories of Black Mothering and Instagram @shifting_narratives. Read More: Black Moms, in Their Own Words Motherhood Shouldn’t Be Something to Fear