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Jeanine Valrie Logan and Karie Stewart stand in front of a Save-A-Lot

Jeanine Valrie Logan, a midwife at PCC Wellness, and Karie Stewart, also a midwife, want to open their own birthing center on the South Side. The two women stand in front of a Save-A-Lot that they hope is the site of the new center.

Manuel Martinez

Jeanine Valrie Logan and Karie Stewart stand in front of a Save-A-Lot

Jeanine Valrie Logan, a midwife at PCC Wellness, and Karie Stewart, also a midwife, want to open their own birthing center on the South Side. The two women stand in front of a Save-A-Lot that they hope is the site of the new center.

Manuel Martinez

Chi Sounds Like: Chicago mother creates midwifery catering to Black and Brown women

Jeanine Valrie Logan saw a need for women of color in maternal health when she struggled to find a Black midwife during her own pregnancy.

Jeanine Valrie Logan, a midwife at PCC Wellness, and Karie Stewart, also a midwife, want to open their own birthing center on the South Side. The two women stand in front of a Save-A-Lot that they hope is the site of the new center.

Manuel Martinez

   

WBEZ’s sister station Vocalo features movers and shakers who work to bring healing, joy and inquiry to their communities throughout Chicago as part of the Chi Sounds Like series. Reset highlights a Vocalo feature on a leader of a South Side birth center.

GUEST: Jeanine Valrie Logan, activist, certified midwife and founder of the Chicago South Side Birthing Center

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