Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis

“Last year, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a statement noting that “evidence suggests that, in addition to regular nursing care, continuous one-to-one emotional support provided by support personnel, such as a doula, is associated with improved outcomes for women in labor.”

Another note of affirmation. Credit LaToya Ruby Frazier for The New York Times.

‘Doulas can’t do it by themselves. But based on work that’s taken place globally, they can help reduce infant and maternal deaths using what is essentially a very simple solution.’

Read Full Article by New York Times #doula #childbirth #solidarity #justice #incarceration


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