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Black Maternal Health Week, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, takes place every year from April 11 –17. The campaign and activities for Black Maternal Health Week serve to amplify the voices of Black mamas and center the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements.
A virtual network formed to reduce isolation and build community for Black birthing families and birth workers.
This facebook group is for those who identify as either Black, Indigenous, or a person of color and who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.
Tanika Dillard speaks about how she turned the grief of miscarriage into triumph, tenacity and advocacy.
An overview of mental health in Black and African American communities, explore barriers to mental health treatment, and discuss strategies for optimizing resilience.
This webinar helps participants to understand: the typical grieving process after the death of a baby, statistics and causes of Black infant mortality, the role of faith in grieving as a Black mother, alternative ways to express grief, and ways providers, family, and friends, can support a grieving Black mother.
Believing that personal and public health is a fundamental aspect of family prosperity, Families Forward Resource Center (FFRC) provides community health services for families. Health advocacy services include health coverage, nutrition and cooking classes and developmental screening services.
This webinar helps participants to understand the legacy of loss within the Black community, describe common barriers among Black grieving parents to accessing perinatal bereavement support, and gain knowledge of history behind the “Superwoman Mentality” in the Black community.
The Center for African American Health offers African American and Black Metro Denver communities culturally responsive resources that support them in overcoming the root causes of health problems so they can maximize their individual and family health.