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The Power of Collaboration: A Unique Partnership to Improve Maternal Health

The Power of Collaboration: A Unique Partnership to Improve Maternal Health

Apr 25, 2022

The Power of Collaboration: A Unique Partnership to Improve Maternal Health

By: Jamie Van Leeuwen: CEO, Global Livingston Institute; and Chris Watney: People & Possibilities, LLC Hey there goldbug friends and colleagues! We are your maternal health guest bloggers this round! While neither of us has the expertise that Bentley brings to this...

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Maternal Health in Rural Colorado

Maternal Health in Rural Colorado

Feb 21, 2022

Maternal Health in Rural Colorado

By: Bentley Porterfield-Finn Last year, in our efforts to better understand the maternal health landscape in Colorado, a major part of our process involved digging into existing data throughout the State and asking the tough questions to better understand the issue. A topic we kept coming...

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Driving Impact With Denver Health Doulas!

Driving Impact With Denver Health Doulas!

Jan 07, 2022

Driving Impact With Denver Health Doulas!

By: Bentley Porterfield-Finn We wrapped up 2021 finalizing an exciting and strategic partnership with the Denver Health Doula Program (DHDP). Since launching our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives related to maternal health in June of 2021, establishing this first...

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Empowering Women in Global Supply Chains: goldbug and the HERproject

Empowering Women in Global Supply Chains: goldbug and the HERproject

Dec 02, 2021

Empowering Women in Global Supply Chains: goldbug and the HERproject

By: Bentley Porterfield-Finn Goldbug is excited to be participating in the BSR HERproject initiative with one of our partner factories. The mission of BSR’s HERproject is, “to unlock the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace-based interventions on...

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The Relationship Between Doula Support and Maternal Health

The Relationship Between Doula Support and Maternal Health

Aug 31, 2021

The Relationship Between Doula Support and Maternal Health

By: Bentley Porterfield-Finn Pregnancy and childbirth are extraordinary gifts, but they can also present extraordinary mental and physical challenges to pregnant persons and their families. Nearly 4 million babies are born in the United States every year and childbirth continues to be one...

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A Review of Maternal Mortality in Colorado

A Review of Maternal Mortality in Colorado

Aug 05, 2021

A Review of Maternal Mortality in Colorado

By: Bentley Porterfield-Finn In my previous post, I mentioned that improving maternal health is a complex, multilayered undertaking. And now that I have spoken broadly about the state of maternal mortality in the United States, I want to talk about the landscape of this issue in Colorado,...

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Why Goldbug is Investing in Maternal Health

Why Goldbug is Investing in Maternal Health

Jul 09, 2021

Why Goldbug is Investing in Maternal Health

By: Bentley Porterfield-Finn As we gear up here at Goldbug to take on maternal mortality, I thought it would be helpful to frame the issue. A complicated topic to fully understand, I will start by laying out some of the basic research we have. There is so much enthusiasm for supporting the...

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