• Trusted Contributors

    Training that is patient-centered, patient-driven and applicable to the role as a patient advocate by leaders and experienced maternal health advocates.

  • Patient-Centered Content

    The patient voice and experience are integral to the mission of MOMMA’s Voices; therefore, all content is reviewed by a content review team made of patient family partners to keep the patient advocate at the forefront of all we do.

  • Stay Informed

    Stay up to date with additional webinars, workshops and community access for Champions for Change Summit attendees.

How to get FREE Training

For those with a lived experience, the patient advocate training can be provided free to you. Choose one of these options:

  • Attended a Champions for Change Summit previously.

  • Registered for the next Champions for Change Summit.

  • Submit your story or experience by clicking the link below.

  • Ask your one of the MoMMA's Voices Organizations for access

Special Acknowledgements

This program is supported by funding from Merck, through Merck for Mothers, the company’s $500 million initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life. The content of these publications is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not represent the official views of Merck. Merck for Mothers is known as MSD for Mothers outside the United States and Canada.

Special thanks to the review committee for their thoughtful review and editing of this content: Alexis Carena of the National Accreta Foundation, Diana Masulli of Amniotic Fluid Embolism Foundation, Jacqueline McLeeland of The Push Partners, and Meghan Viers of the Amniotic Fluid Embolism Foundation. 

MoMMA's Voices Coalition

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Love this initial overview of what it means to be ready for maternal health patient advocacy!

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What if I am a family member or friend?

    Family members and friends have a unique perspective that we value. We might refer to "sharing your story" as a default

  • What if I am not a "near-miss" survivor but had a traumatic pregnancy experience for other reasons?

    Our training is designed to be universal to cause or condition. So long as you are wanting to make an impact as a patient family partner, then you will find our training useful.

  • What if I am a professional?

    We have special training specifically for professional to learn how to be effective at patient engagement. If you would like to also have access to the patient family partner training, please contact Nicole.Purnell@preeclampsia.org to discuss.

  • What if I don't live in the US?

    The training is meant to be universal to cause or condition. While some of the training may not be applicable, our hope is that there will be plenty to learn or repurposed to your situation.

  • I would love to get this training available in my system or state. How do I go about that?

    Please contact Nicole.Purnell@preeclampsia.org to discuss your needs and general licensing availability.

  • Where can I learn more about MoMMA's Voices?

    If you would like to learn what we do for patient family partners, professionals or patient advocacy organizations, please check out our website at www.mommasvoices.org