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 maternal 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


Star Legacy Community Spotlight

Star Legacy Spotlight Interview with founder Lindsey Wimmer. April 2021.

Emergency Obstetric Training Needed in Rural Hospitals without Obstetric Units

The University of Minnesota’s Rural Health Research Center describes the training and resources needed to help better prepare rural hospitals to handle obstetric emergencies in their November 2020 policy brief.

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