A Doula And A Midwife On Improving Black Maternal Health Outcomes

‘Hope For Joy, Be Prepared For Catastrophe’: Stories From Listeners Looking For Their Birth Parents
Baby girl touching adult hand (Getty Images)
‘Hope For Joy, Be Prepared For Catastrophe’: Stories From Listeners Looking For Their Birth Parents
Baby girl touching adult hand (Getty Images)

A Doula And A Midwife On Improving Black Maternal Health Outcomes

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A new report from the Illinois Department of Public Health shows that new Black moms in Illinois die at nearly three times the rate of new white moms.

Reset gets the details from a health care reporter and checks in with two women who provide prenatal and post-partum care for Black women in Chicago to get their perspective.

GUESTS: Stephanie Goldberg, health care reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business

Lakieta Edwards, certified nurse midwife

Tayo Mbande, doula, co-founder of Chicago Birthworks Collective