Thu, Oct 08|
Doulas and Disparities: Understanding Options in Maternal Health Care
Join Experts Sierra McClain-Henry and Anya Willoughby, where they will be discussing the importance of advocating for yourself during labor and delivery, racial disparities in maternal health, how doulas can support your motherhood journey, and more.
Time & Location
Oct 08, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
About the Event
Join us for a very important conversation and learning opportunity to better understand options in maternal health care. Experts Sierra McClain-Henry and Anya Willoughby will be discussing the importance of advocating for yourself during labor and delivery, racial disparities in maternal health, how doulas can support your motherhood journey, and more.
Sierra McClain-Henry HBCE is a Certified Morgan Method HypnoBirthing Practitioner and a full-spectrum Doula serving Houston-area families through holistic childbirth education and doula support at Sankofa Mama Birth Services.
Anya Willoughby is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and Certified Birth Doula offering holistic, family-centered, culturally competent care at Anya Doula Full Service Birth Services.
Discussion topics of event:
1) Choosing a birth support team & what is a doula 101
2) Advocating for yourself (how and what), and the racial disparities that impact the need to advocate
3) Pregnancy and post-partum during a pandemic
To reserve your spot for this virtual meeting, click RSVP and fill out the form. You will receive an email one day before the meeting with a Zoom link to enter the virtual meeting room. The call is meant to be interactive, so make sure to have questions ready for Sierra and Anya during the Q&A section!
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