Why Race Matters

Maternal Health and Birth Equity

Preview: Episode 6 | 32s

The birth of a child is a time for celebration, but for Black women, it comes with a higher risk. Racial disparities in birthing complications and deaths are serious issues for Black communities. On this episode of Why Race Matters, host Angela Fitzgerald sits down with certified doula Tracey Russell to discuss problems and solutions when it comes to Black maternal health.

Aired: 04/14/21

Rating: NR

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Why Race Matters is a local public television program presented by PBS Wisconsin.

Funding for Why Race Matters is provided by CUNA Mutual Group, Park Bank, Alliant Energy, UW Health, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Focus Fund for Wisconsin Programming, and Friends of PBS Wisconsin.