44 minutes | Aug 19, 2020

Eight: Trish's Story

In our season finale, Dallas-based mother and doula, Trish, demonstrates what agency from day one looks like for Black birthing parents: Trish shares what inspired her to become a birthworker, as well as the story of her home birth experience, including the phenomenal care she received from her Black midwife and doula. And Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), co-founder of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, tells us why care for Black birthing parents is personal for her and how she's fighting on Capitol Hill to improve policy and protections for them.In this episode we mention: Homebirth midwives, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), The Black Maternal Health Caucus and Momnibus Act of 2020, Expectations placed on Black pregnant women at work, Where you can rewatch the NATAL SummitFollow NATAL on social media: @natalstoriesJoin our Facebook Community to connect with other parents, birth workers, and advocates.NATAL is produced by You Had Me at Black and The Woodshaw. Listen to You Had Me at Black wherever you get your podcasts.
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