Why Birth Spacing Matters

The Maternal Health Network has established community education materials for why birth spacing matters, which highlights why birth spacing matters, benefits for mom, and benefits for baby. These materials are available for download and are intended to be utilized by Maternal Health Network members to educate families in San Bernardino County.

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The Maternal Health Network has developed a consumer presentation toolkit, compiled resources specific to why birth spacing matters, and created video vignettes that can be used by members of the Maternal Health Network when talking with families.
 

Consumer Presentations

Before facilitating a presentation with families, please watch the Facilitator Tips and Tricks video for information on how to best communicate this information with families.

Subject matter experts provided the Maternal Health Network with what they see as the three most important things families need to know about why birth spacing matters. Using this information, the Maternal Health Network has established a consumer presentation toolkit for providers, which includes a flyer, PowerPoint presentation with facilitator notes, an Agenda, and a training video that is intended to provide a mechanism for consistent messaging across providers for why birth spacing matters. All materials are available for download and have space for you to add your organization’s logo on the materials should you desire.
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Videos

The Maternal Health Network worked with subject matter experts to develop three 3-minute videos specific to why birth spacing matters for consumers. The first video describes the three main points that families should know about why birth spacing matters that is described in the consumer presentation toolkit. The second video has tips for you as an educator on how to talk with families about this topic. The third video describes a consumer experience. All videos are available for download and can be shared on your organization’s social media, website, or other platforms where you engage with the families you serve.

Black and African American | Why Birth Spacing Matters

The MHN is committed to elevating issues of equity in all areas of our work. When completed, each community education bundle will include materials specific to Black and African American families to help focus our efforts on supporting positive maternal and infant health outcomes for this population. Below, you will find a Tip Sheet and social media posts that elevate issues of equity for why birth spacing matters and promote programs funded by the Perinatal Equity Initiative in San Bernardino County. To learn more about the PEI and their programs, please click here.
 
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Resource Information

In addition, the Maternal Health Network compiled various resources specific to why birth spacing matters that was developed by partnering organizations and others that specialize in this topic. All materials are linked to or available for download below.
 
Your Postpartum Checkup
Will Your Next Baby Be Born Early Too
When and Where Birth Spacing Matters
SME Notes
Mayo Clinic Getting Pregnant
March of Dimes Birth Spacing Health Action Sheet
Interpregnancy Care
Importance of Birth Spacing
Birth Spacing Factsheet Nov 2015
Benefits of Healthy Birth Spacing

Social Media Collateral

To support the consumer presentation toolkit, the Maternal Health Network has established a series of social media content based on the curriculum developed in conjunction with the subject matter experts that providers can use to disseminate information on why birth spacing matters. All materials are available for download and have space for you to add your organization’s logo on the materials should you desire.
 
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