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More women have been opting for home birth as hospitals postponed or moved most of their health care online due to COVID-19.
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About 2% of the country’s 15,000 licensed midwives are Black. In Southern California, there are about 120 licensed midwives, but only seven of them are Black.
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Many of LA County’s programs focus on addressing the consequences of intergenerational racism on the health of Black women.
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A collection of resources to help you find care providers, access mental health and spirituality support, or learn more about Black perinatal health and birth justice.
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Myeshia is a married, 34-year-old cis Black queer woman with a PhD. Two weeks after giving birth to her first child in a Southern California emergency room, things take a turn for the worse.


The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors to serve as thought leaders in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process. Learn more about the positions and apply to join our team. 


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