In New York City, Black women are nine times more likely than their white counterparts to die during childbirth. This is why maternal health advocates are pushing the city to connect Black mothers-to-be with Black midwives and doulas for better pregnancy outcomes. In this episode, we hear from birth-givers, advocates, and lawmakers about how to give Black New Yorkers better birthing experiences.
Host/Producer: Jill Webb
Audio Engineer: Anddy Egan-Thorpe
Additional Production Assistance: Dempsey Pillot
Managing Producer of Podcasts: Femi Redwood