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Jacque Reid talks to midwife Shafia Monroe, about Black women becoming Doula’s and midwives in order to reduce African American infant mortality rate.

“A Doula provides emotional support for a pregnant mother and her family and a midwife is a clinical provider. She’s responsible for the physical health of the mother,” Monroe says.

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JACQUE REID: Doula’s, Midwives Essential In Reducing African American Infant Mortality Rate  was originally published on