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Racial Disparities, Building Community, and Advocating for Yourself

Racial Disparities, Building Community, and Advocating for Yourself

Update: 2020-11-22
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The statistics on the disparities women of color face in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum highlight some of our current healthcare system problems. I encourage you to listen to this episode, even if that may not apply to you. This episode features registered nurse Layo George of Wolomi. We discuss the challenges women of color face, owning your pregnancy, advocating for yourself, and the importance of building community.

 

Thank you to Layo George of Wolomi for sharing their expertise for this episode. Layo George is a registered nurse and an entrepreneur who focuses on population health in response to the nationwide maternal health crisis facing black women. Layo founded Wolomi, which provides resources and guidance to improve Black women's experiences and outcomes during their perinatal periods.

 

You can read the full article and resources that accompany this episode by clicking here.

 

For more evidence-based information, visit the Pregnancy Podcast website.

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Racial Disparities, Building Community, and Advocating for Yourself

Racial Disparities, Building Community, and Advocating for Yourself