Key Takeaways To Tune In For
- [01:00] How Kimberly became interested on this topic
- [03:00] How Kimberly’s birth experience was different than others
- [07:10] Biases against black women in the medical field has become dangerous
- [09:00] All about the Irth app
- [12:45] How Irth data is showing hospitals how to combat systemic racism
- [17:45] What are some racial barriers black and brown women face during pregnancy
- [19:08] Has there been a shift in a positive way
- [20:20] All about Kimberly’s book on breastfeeding
- [24:08] What does the statement “breastfeeding for poor people” mean
- [29:15] Some communities have unconscious bias
- [30:00] Teaser on Kimberly’s new book
- [31:15] Kimberly’s parting words
Resources talked about in this episode
- Guest podcast – Birthright
- Guest app – Irth app
- Guest website – Kimberly Seals Allers
- Guest social media – IG/Facebook: @iamksealsallers, @theirthapp Twitter: @iamksealsallers, @irthapp
- Guest book – The Big Letdown–How Medicine, Big Business and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding
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