How Racism Harms Pregnant Women and What Can Help

Doula/Journalist Miriam Zoila Perez gives a TED talk on the effects of discrimination on pregnant women and their babies, and reveals a new model of pre-natal care.

I love this talk by my Race Forward colleague Miriam Zoila Perez, who is a doula and a journalist. In this TED talk, she describes the huge toll that racism takes on the body of a pregnant woman.…

In this talk, Perez describes a "radically compassionate" prenatal care program that addresses these trauma-based needs of our communities.