Maternal Sepsis Week – What Next?

May 16, 2024

This week, you’ve learned about the many factors influencing and impacting maternal sepsis: health inequities, AMR, newborn health, maternity care deserts, and more. It might be shocking to learn that the U.S. is the only developed nation with a worsening maternal mortality rate.

Catch up on all the articles from this week, below:

Now – take action! You can help raise awareness to save birthing people and newborns. Check out easy steps you can take to make a difference.

  • Send a letter to the editor about maternal sepsis. Fill out this easy form with suggested language provided by Sepsis Alliance, and automatically send your local newspaper a letter to the editor about this widespread maternal health crisis. Please visit our Grassroots Action Center.
  • Raise awareness by sharing your maternal sepsis story or the stories of others on our Faces of Sepsis™ page.
  • Make a gift today in honor of the parents in your life and to help us continue providing maternal sepsis educational materials.
  • View all our resources, including an information guide, fact sheet, maternal sepsis stories and more at
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  • You can also sign up for our newsletter for the most up-to-date information on sepsis and sepsis education.


Thank you for helping us raise sepsis awareness, “so more survive!”