The element of individual behavior blame is prevalent in Black maternal health and COVID-19 alike.
Like hurricane season, this moment of preparing for and hoping to avoid what could be catastrophic can exacerbate the stress and anxiety that pregnant Black people feel. There are actions and options to alleviate these trauma responses.
The life or death fear of childbirth for Black women is generations old, as we have believed it to be something that was innate to us and unchangeable. Premature birth, […]