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women’s health & maternal well-being Initiative C.I.C
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Supporting girls, women and families across the spectrum of the lives
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Health and Well-being
Generating New Ideas. Solving Big Problems
Black Women’s Health and Wellbeing across the Lifespan – An integrated approach
OPINION PIECE BY DR NAOMI WATSON
September 1st 2020
“The recent death of Nicole Thea, a young black expectant mother and blogger, who was eight months pregnant has added to continuous concerns about the health and wellbeing of black women in the UK, especially during their childbearing years…”
The Role of a Doula in BAME and Disadvantaged Communities Research Report
“Experiences of women from disadvantaged and Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in the UK during pregnancy and childbirth continue to be problematic when compared to white women. This study set out to explore whether the role of the ‘Doula’ is able to address some of the shortfalls in maternity care provision and contribute to cultural competence for disadvantaged BME women…”
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