• Partera Fronteriza: On The Border of Life

    Armed with options and resources once a week, Tema relentlessly crosses the point of entry in San Ysidro to Tijuana through heavy barbed wire fences, armed Border Patrol agents, and increasingly longer lines to support her clients.
  • Why We Need Black Maternal Health Week

    We must do better by Black mothers and babies by mobilizing swiftly, acting resolutely, and implementing solutions that will reverse these deadly trends. 

    Simply put, we need more Black midwives. 

  • Black Student Midwife: a financial dilemma

    I am clear.

    We have failed Black student midwives, and unless we overhaul the educational institutions and preceptorships contracts which hold them financially hostage, we will continue to fail Black mothers and babies. Period.