Listening to Mothers in California Survey


Listening to Mothers in California is a statewide, population-based survey of women who gave birth in 2016. Led by the National Partnership for Women and Families, the project was funded by the California HealthCare Foundation and the Yellow Chair Foundation. This collection features a variety of survey-related resources available on the CHCF website:

  • Highlights from the survey results
  • Comprehensive findings
  • Infographic on the overmedicalization of childbirth
  • Fact sheets on care team and place of birth, cesarean births, and maternal mental health
  • Issue briefs on the experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander, Black, and Latina mothers
  • Videos featuring stories from childbearing women and providers
  • Background materials including survey methodology
  • Webinar materials