Disparities in maternal health

Disparities in maternal health

Published on 30 November 2020
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Transcript
00:00
(iStock Photo, 2017)
00:01
Healthcare Workers
00:02
It's Time to Understand
00:02
How Systemic Racism is Affecting Maternal Mortality
00:06
In Texas, Black Birthers are OVER
00:07
230%
00:07
more likely to die while giving birth than White Birthers.
00:10
Regardless of income, education, martital status, or health factors
00:15
Let's Look at Some Reasons Why:
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Environmental (systemic Racism)
00:18
Healthcare Worker Bias (Explicit & Implicit Racism)
00:21
Mental and Physical Health Problems for Black Birthers
00:27
Environmental:
00:27
Maternity Care Deserts
00:29
Lack of access to:
00:30
Quality healthcare
00:30
Affordable Healthcare
00:31
OB/GYN Providers
00:32
Access to Midwives & Doulas
00:35
Healthcare Bias:
00:36
Microaggressions
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(iStock Photo, 2020)
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2018 study found Black Birthers are:
00:39
Pressured off of birth plan (C-section, epidural use, or induction)
00:40
Not Listened to when reporting problems
00:42
Less likely to be given information on breastfeeding than White Birthers
00:47
Affects of Systemic Racism
00:49
In 2009 the Journal of Social Medicine & Science linked affects of chronic racism to:
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Preeclampsia
00:53
embolisms
00:55
Eclampsia
00:56
Mental Health Conditions
01:01
Heres How to Help
01:03
Local Anti-Racist Trainings
01:05
Black Mamas ATX: Groundwater Analysis
01:07
Undoing Racism Austin
01:09
Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Pursuing Equity Initative
01:13
Community Resources
01:14
Black Mamas ATX
01:15
Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA)
01:17
Giving Austin Labor Support (GALS)
01:19
Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM)
01:23
Advocate Through Legislation and Policy Reform
01:24
Support Expanding Medicaid & Medicare
01:25
Advocate for Bills Supporting Implicit Bias Training
01:26
Call Your Representative!
01:27
Vote!
01:31
Lastly....Listen!
01:31
People are the best experts on themselves
01:31
(DreamsTime, 2020)
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01:40
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