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State Policy

The Policy Center tracks state bills (legislation) currently going through state legislatures and bills signed into law.

We track both laws that address maternal mental health and stillbirth laws, given this population is at risk for Maternal Mental Health disorders and no other organization is tracking state stillbirth policy.

We track both laws that address maternal mental health and stillbirth laws, given this population is at risk for Maternal Mental Health disorders and no other organization is tracking state stillbirth policy.

Learn about our recommended “model” state legislation.

Passed State Legislative Summaries

The state abbreviations below link to a summary of each state’s bills addressing maternal mental health that have been signed into law.

AR AZ CA CT DC DE FL GA HI IL LA KY MA MD ME MN MO NC NE NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA PR SC TN TX UT VA WA WV

Live Bills Addressing
Maternal Mental Health

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Passed Bills Addressing
Maternal Mental Health 

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State Policy Articles

  • 2023 State Maternal Mental Health Legislation Report

    In 2023, there was an uptick in the number of state legislatures that took action on maternal mental health (MMH), with 15 states passing legislation, compared to 10 states in 2022 and 30 bills in 2023 compared to 10 bills in 2022.

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  • The National Governors Association Addresses Maternal Mental Health

    By the Policy Center for Maternal Mental Health Policy Team This month the National Governors Association (NGA) released a policy…

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