PORTLAND (Ore.), Dec. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambia Health Foundation will invest $400,000 in improving health outcomes for pregnant women, new parents, and young children. Peggy Maguire is president of Cambia Health Foundation. "These investments reflect Cambia Health Foundation’s commitment to equity through whole-person Health in underserved Communities by recognizing that the interconnectedness between the physical, socio and behavioral factors that affect a person's overall well-being," she said. Maternal health disparities. Each year, approximately 700 women die from complications of pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black women are three times more likely than white women to die from pregnancy-related causes. Access to mental health services is not always fair: One in 10 mothers will experience symptoms of major depression. Children who have had multiple adverse childhood experiences, which can impact their mental and physical health, are more likely than others to develop mental health problems. Cambia Health Foundation Cambia Health Foundation Cambia Health Solutions is Cambia's corporate foundation. The foundation was established in 2007 and has provided grants totaling over $110,000,000 to support family- and patient-centered care. To advance equity and whole-person health, we invest in ideas that increase access to behavioral health care.
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