Newly signed package of bills by Mayor Eric Adams aim to improve maternal health and provide fairer services
He was flanked by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and City Council members who sponsored the bills, which passed last month, along with Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan.
Adams :“I want to thank the speaker and the amazing team of lawmakers who played such an important role,”“We all talked about it over and over – how important it is to deal with the disparities around maternal health.”
Education is one of the main targets of the bills . The city required to inform pregnant New Yorkers about common pregnancy complications , benifits of doulas and midwifes on top of their rights.