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.

Hypertension in Pregnancy


Preterm Birth Prevention


Live Births to Minnesota Residents (2019)


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.

Wayside Women’s Services ECHO

in partnership with Project ECHO

The Wayside Women Services (WWS) Project ECHO focuses on sharing practice and support service information which will enable participating organizations to empower women and families to break the cycle of addiction and trauma.

Hypertension in Pregnancy & Postpartum Period Initiative ECHO Series

The Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MNPQC) is hosting FREE monthly education calls in collaboration with Project ECHO for our  Hypertension in Pregnancy and Postpartum Period Initiative open to all. 

MNPQC 1st Annual Conference

Presented by MPO

Missed the Conference?

We can’t share the great networking that took place but we can share the slides and resources, hope to see you next year!


Management of Severe Hypertension – Changing the Culture

MNPQC Maternal Hypertension ECHO Series January 11, 2022 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM! Maggie Colliander from Northwestern Medicine will be discussing the management of severe hypertension, the escalation process, and changing the culture with her team.


Obstetrician & Gynecologists
COVID-19 information for you, your patients, and your practice
Smoking and Pregnancy
Myths vs. Facts
Mandatory Reporting
legislative update
Children & Youth with Special Needs
Neonatal/Parenting Information

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