Black Maternal Health: How Can DONA Doulas Make A Difference?
Speaker: DONA Leadership, Doulas, and Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM
Join DONA Leaders and doulas as we discuss the state of Black Maternal Health (during #BMHW) with special guest, midwife, Jennie Joseph. Today, maternal health mortality is on the rise, and the data shows that there is a clear disparity and inequity amongst our Black birthers and babies.
Doulas, we can make a difference, and we invite you to join this session as we host a casual but meaningful discussion to dive deeper into the doulas role in healthcare inequities. We’ll also discuss the impact of COVID-19 on maternity care, and introduce viewers to the incredible wisdom and work of our special guest, Jennie Joseph, CPM. This casual, yet impactful conversation is full of guidance and hope.
*Note that this session is available for free to all DONA members through the DONA Connect platform. For doulas who would like to earn continuing education contact hours, please view through this webinar platform with a small contact hour fee.
- Free for DONA Members via DONA Connect (no contact hours)
- $10, DONA Members via webinar platform (1.5 contact hours)
- $20 Regular (1.5 contact hours)
Founded nearly 25 years ago, DONA International is the largest and longest-standing doula organization in the world offering leading edge, evidence-based education and certification programs to support the professional development of birth and postpartum doulas. DONA International promotes the highest quality perinatal support for birthing mothers and their families by setting the standard for doula education and training, and by advocating the research-based benefits of doula care. DONA was founded by five of the foremost experts in childbirth who recognized the research-based benefits of emotional support for mothers and their partners during and shortly after labor and delivery, and endeavored to share those benefits with the world. We support doulas by providing quality training and meaningful certification. DONA International certification sets the bar for doula education and professional development and it indicates to families that a doula has achieved a high level of training and professionalism. To that end, DONA International is committed to providing high-quality, relevant continuing education opportunities both in person, through our approved continuing education courses taught by our world-class trainers, and through webinars such as this one. Enjoy! It’s a great time to be a DONA International doula!
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