Philadelphia Black Birth Workers Look to Increase Breastfeeding Rates Among Black Women
For at least the past decade, Black women have had some of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the United States. Racism in the medical system, inflexible return to work policies, and access to culturally competent care are just some of the barriers.
A network of Black birth workers in the Philadelphia area is working to change that. WHYY’s Sojourner Ahebee has more.
(Original air-date: 9/2/21)