Black citizens of the United States are constantly front and center when there are talks about disparities across the spectrum of the Black experience. From Maternal Health Outcomes to studies of the overall lived experience of Black folks in a study conducted to bring attention to inequalities experienced by race
With almost a million people, the Gullah/Geechee Nation is one of the largest subcultures within the United States. This little-known indigenous group are descendants of the first African slaves and inhabit the Sea Islands off the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. In an interview in PATIENT SAFETY, their chieftess and head-of-state,
Studies show that Veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) may experience significant stress during military service that can have lingering effects. Little is known about mental health problems or treatment among pregnant OEF/OIF veterans. Pregnancy and mental health conditions were quantified according to ICD-9-CM codes and specifications.
Groups representing pregnant parents say they are alarmed at the dramatic increase in the number of times labour has been induced during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a survey conducted by the groups, 48% of pregnant respondents said their labor was brought on early by induction, whereas before the pandemic,
The Center for Disease Control has released the following information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding patients during the pandemic visit the website directly for updated information as data and implications can change at any moment. IF I HAVE COVID-19, CAN I PASS IT TO MY BABY IF I BREASTFEED?According to the
Spiltmilk Radio dedicated the month of May to Mental Health Awareness Month, hosting conversations with Published Author and Poet Amanda Puyear El, who’s book Amanda vs Anxiety is available on Amazon aims to raise awareness on mental health and how to cope. Therapist Montia Brock also joined a show to
The theme for Black Maternal Health Week – Centering Black Mamas is a part of life for many providers who make it their life’s work to center Black bodies. On going conversations with Black Birth workers, Lactation Consultants, Midwives and more, who not only work in the space, but exist