Advocacy can improve birth outcomes by drawing the attention of the individual, community, health providers and government, to pregnancy related issues.

LA Best Babies Network promotes improvement of the overall health and well-being of women, pregnant women, and children. The Network collaborates with other local agencies/organizations to increase awareness and support of perinatal and interconception issues among elected policy-makers.The Network also focuses on legislative issues related to the access and delivery of high-quality health care to women and their families.

The Network's advocacy activities include:

  • Working with local agencies and health organizations that advances initiatives with key elected officials and staff.
  • Developing and sustaining collaborative relationships with other local agencies/organizations that track, analyze, and disseminate information on key bills related to the Network ’s policy agenda/

You can get more information about advocacy by clicking on of the following links.