How Racism Harms Pregnant Women And What Can Help

A woman of color wearing a blue shirt holds her pregnant belly and looks down Tima Miroshnichenko/Pexels

A TED talk from doula, reporter, and activist Miriam Zoila P̩rez about how racism affects pregnant people’s health and the health of their babies. Fortunately, compassionate prenatal and birth care can help, and the JJ Way model of childbirth and prenatal care aims to provide accessible community-based birthing care.