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Black Maternal Health Week- Charlotte, NC

It’s an honor to announce that for the second year, Mayor Vi Lyles, has signed a Proclamation request, making April 11th-17th, Black Maternal Health Week in Charlotte, NC! Maternal health refers to the health of an individual during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), African American women are three to four times more likely to die from childbirth than non-Hispanic white women, and socioeconomic status, education, and other factors do not protect against this disparity. Black Maternal Health Week was created by Black Mamas Matter Alliance, to increase attention around the state of Black maternal health in the U.S., the roo

WISE PoC Doula Training

Are you ready to launch your career as a Birth Doula? The WISE (Women In Support and Empowerment) POC Doula training, is a 3 day intensive workshop, that combines lectures, hands-on skill development, role-playing, group discussions & activities, guest speakers and much more. During this comprehensive training, you’ll gain the education and skills needed to support expectant parents, in preparation for pregnancy, labor, birth and parenthood. This training aims to promote an understanding of the cultural impact of Doula care, as part of a birth and reproductive justice advocacy lens. It also explores the history of labor support people from an African-centered perspective. Not only wi

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