Maternal mortality prevention


Maternal Mortality Prevention Program



To ensure all birthing people of Colorado have perinatal experiences where they feel connected and get the care they want and need.


Coloradans have safe and supported perinatal experiences.


The MMPP aims to achieve its mission and vision through the programmatic areas below. Use the links below to learn more about each initiative.



Community-led solutions

 Drawing on the wisdom, strengths, resilience, and deep knowledge within communities to develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services.

Quality Improvement

Partnering closely with the Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC).


Collecting maternal mortality data.


Maternal Health Task Force

Guiding the implementation of evidence-informed interventions.

Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Reviewing all deaths of all Coloradans that die while pregnant, or up to 1 year from the end of a pregnancy.


Contact us by emailing preventmaternalmortality@state.co.us.