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Why Perinatal Safe Spot ROOTT is Leading in Community Care

"Everyone gets to see the beauty of the tree in bloom, but without the ROOTT beneath, it would not grow. There is another story about Black mothers, infants, and families. One that begins with the root causes of our health disparities and can end with our joy and growth. Listen to us. Trust us. Allow us to create our own narrative. One in which...

Congratulations to the Perinatal Safe Spot’s Earning the Merk Grant

We are so excited to see National Perinatal Task Force Perinatal Safe Spots getting the support needed to improve maternal child outcomes and expand the workforce. Merck Announced a second cohort of safer childbirth cities organizations committed to improving maternal health equity and reducing preventable maternal deaths in the US.  Perinatal...

Birth Detroit to be the First Nationally Accredited EASY ACCESS CLINIC – The JJ WayⓇ

Congratulations Birth Detroit! Chief Executive Officer of Commonsense Childbirth Inc. (CCI) and Founder of CCI EASY ACCESS CLINIC "The JJ WayⓇ," Jennie Joseph, made a trip to Detroit to the Perinatal Safe Spot (PSS) Birth Detroit, completing one of the many requirements for becoming a nationally accredited Easy Access Clinic The JJ WayⓇ. In...

Reports & Studies

Click below to read reports and the latest studies on maternal justice and the evidence behing the importance of the work of the Perinatal Task Force.


Watch these important stories behind the grassroots movement that started the Perinatal Task Force.

CNN Giving Birth in America – A Documentary series produced by Every Mother Count

USA Today Series ‘Deadly Deliveries’ – Listen to mothers share their stories of ‘near miss’ events giving birth in America

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AL Black Midwives Conference.Save the Date: May 20-21, 2022 at the University of AL, in Tuscaloosa, AL. I spearheaded this conference for the following reasons:To discuss AL midwife legislation, increase Black midwives, support Black student midwives, and celebrate AL Midwifery, see the special Black Midwife Exhibit, and meet the Alabama Midwife Association, and more. With the brutal assaults on Black people followed by the isolation of COVID, a gathering will be healing. Registration will be available March 2022, for in person or join online. #Blackmidwives #joyinBlackbirth #Blackbirthmatter @the_naabb #doctor_midwife #blackmidwivesmatter #nationalblackmidwivesalliance #blackdoulas #blackmidwifery #smcdoulas #shafiamonroeconsulting #blackmidwifecooking #sistersong ... See MoreSee Less
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