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Conversations that explore maternal health for Black mothers.

Black Maternal Health Podcast

Certified yoga instructors Dr. Josephine Pugh and Russia Chavis, MA, explore Her Health First’s mission with discussions around the concept of thriving and not just surviving through pregnancy, childbirth, parenthood, and beyond. Through interviews and real-life experiences, this podcast will help you understand all things Her Health First. In addition, how to cope with parenthood setbacks and accomplishments—simultaneously, working to overcome the challenges African American women face leading to higher infant mortality rates and the urgency for more positive pregnancy experiences.

Tune in for a breakdown of HHF’s pregnancy coaches, doula, lactation support, health, and wellness services. In-depth discussions regarding racial biases in the healthcare system, postpartum stages of motherhood, and preparation for labor and delivery. With each episode, the goal is for you to walk away enlightened and hopeful that you can reclaim the life experiences that you deserve.

Black Maternal Health Season I

Black Maternal Health Season II

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Her Health First Podcast

Join host Elisabeth Kutek as she delves into the origins of Her Health First and discusses the organization’s contribution to health equity and positive pregnancy outcomes for African American women. Through interviews with the program leaders, she explores the mission, purpose, and values that continue to shape this organization.

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Black Maternal Health Podcast