Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative

The Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MNPQC) is a network of organizations, medical providers, content experts, and community voices led by Minnesota Perinatal Organization (MPO) in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). We seek to improve perinatal and infant health outcomes with an emphasis on improving health equity for all birthing people.

Preterm Birth Prevention

Hypertension in Pregnancy



Live Births to Minnesota Residents (2018)


Deaths per 100,000 live births
Minnesota Maternal Mortality


per 1,000 live births
Minnesota Infant Mortality Rate

Who we are.

The MNPQC aims to provide the best, safest care for women and infants statewide with advanced, sustained, data-driven practices that result in improved quality care and reduced health disparities.

Upcoming Events.

Perinatal Opioid Use Disorder ECHO

Learn about the upcoming education series starting January 7th


MAFP – Weekly every Tuesday

My Perinatal Network COVID-19 education

Learn about the education courses offered


Improving Equity in Lactation Support – BIPOC Scholarship Opportunity

Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition is inviting BIPOC persons who have training and experience in lactation in Minnesota (outside of Ramsey County) who would like to become lactation professionals, to apply for one-time funding to cover expenses related to advancing their lactation training and/or qualifying for the IBCLC exam. The application deadline is Monday, June 21, 2021, at 6 PM Central time

Proof Alliance Spotlight Interview

Interview with Sarah Brown of Proof Alliance

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