Exploring the infamous history surrounding the "Father of Modern Gynecology", Dr. J. Marion Sims during Black History Month.
SisterSong's Reproductive Justice teams partner with organizations all around the United States to offer trainings and workshops that assist each organization they work with to achieve their organizational goals while examing those goals through the lens of reproductive justice.
Black parents are four times more likely to die in the United States during pregnancy, birth or after birth than white people. Additionally, the majority of these deaths are preventable with proper care and attention during the prenatal and postpartum period.
By Tamara Hawkins, RN, MSN, FNP, IBCLC, CHHC, LCCE
In honor of Black History Month, and as part of Science & Sensibility's occasional series on welcoming all families to our classrooms and practices, Tamara Hawkins, RN, MSN, FNP, IBCLC, CHHC, LCCE writes a two part post for the series speaking to me