Advocacy Matters.

By sharing your voice, you can assure public policies support moms, babies, and families.

 The United States has the highest mother mortality rates among developed nations.

We can do better.

That’s why it is so important to advocate for healthy mothers and healthy babies. Everyone wins when Montana families are healthy and thriving.

Whether you’re passionate about preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and shaken baby syndrome (SBS) or you just want to maintain funding and public policies that help families stay healthy, you’re voice matters when it comes to advocating for Montana families and our youngest community members.

Connect with Montana’s Federal Delegation

Contact Senator Jon Tester (D)
Contact Senator Steve Daines (R)
Contact Representative Ryan Zinke (R)

Connect with State Level Elected Officials

Contact Montana Governor Steve Bullock (D) 

Find your district’s State of Montana elected officials and their contact information easily via leg.mt.gov!

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Births in Montana Covered by Medicaid

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Infants on Medicaid that Receive at least one EPSDT Screening

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WIC Recipients that are Children

Find more statistics on the status of Montana children and families from The ZERO to THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families.

The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome believes that small groups of people can do amazing things. These grassroots efforts have done much for the shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma (SBS/AHT) community. Learn about what advocacy has done for the effort!

The ZERO to THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families produces annual state baby facts, highlighting the state of health, education, and more for Montana families and little ones from 0-3.

The ZERO TO THREE Policy Center is a nonpartisan, research-based resource for federal and state policymakers and advocates on the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers. The Policy Center brings to bear ZERO TO THREE’s more than 30 years of research-based expertise on infant and toddler development to ensure that public policies reflect best practices and current research in support of our nation’s very young children.

Child Care Aware Advocacy Toolkit is a  “one stop shop” for taking action to strengthen child care policies. Today, there are nearly 11 million children under the age of 5 in some type of child care arrangement every week while their parents work. Make sure you are equipped with the resources necessary to work toward safe, quality, affordable child car for our nation’s children.