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Examples From the Field: Addressing Maternal Child Health Part II

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Thursday, April 04, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Part two of a two-part event addressing maternal child health

By attending this session, you will:

- Identify U.S. and N.C. health disparities in maternal/infant mortality and morbidity.

- Develop an understanding of the importance of community engagement and the
community's voice in having a culturally appropriate and concordant maternal

- Gain insights into the role of a doula in bridging the gap between underserved and marginalized communities and how community-engaged research findings support
this approach to address systemic disparities.

- Understand how doulas bridge the gap between the underserved, non-privileged,
and marginalized communities.

- Understanding the role each person plays in the puzzle of injustice.

- Examine, understand, own, accept, and correct our own personal conscious and
unconscious biases and respectfully help others see their biases.