#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/15─Hear Her: Preventing Pregnancy-related Deaths

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Every woman’s health matters.

A pregnancy can bring potential complications to both mother and child. Some risks are worse for Latinas and other mothers of color.

That’s why the CDC’s new campaign, “Hear Her,” encourages all women to know how to prevent maternal mortality, and share their concerns with their health care provider.

Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, to tweet about the importance of CDC’s new campaign and maternal health, especially for Latinas in honor of the launch of Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15 to 10/15)!

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat “Hear Her: Preventing Pregnancy-related Deaths”
  • WHERE: Twitter
  • WHEN: 1-2 p.m. ET (12-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020
  • HOST: Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio (@SaludAmerica)
  • CO-HOST: CDC Division of Reproductive Health (@CDC_DRH)
  • HASHTAG: #SaludTues
  • OPTIONAL HASHTAGS: #HearHer #HispanicHeritageMonth

We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:

  • Pregnancy complications and warning signs
  • Pregnancy and maternal mortality
  • Preventing maternal mortality

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your tips, stories, and resources to explore maternal health!

#SaludTues is a health equity Tweetchat especially focused on the Hispanic/Latino population at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET every Tuesday hosted by the @SaludAmerica program at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio.

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28

percent

of Latino kids suffer four or more adverse childhood experiences (ACES).

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