In this episode of Tales from the Tower, Whitney shares her story of managing postpartum complications, dismissive healthcare providers, a diagnosis of peripartum cardiomyopathy, and parenthood while also navigating graduate school. Whitney, Daphne, and Rachel also discuss how race and social capital shape the healthcare experiences and outcomes of black women.
*This episode is sponsored by Taupe Coat. Visit their site today: www.taupecoat.com*
- Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis – https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/magazine/black-mothers-babies-death-maternal-mortality.html
- Black Mothers Respond to Our Cover Story on Maternal Mortality– https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/magazine/black-mothers-respond-to-our-cover-story-on-maternal-mortality.html
- Preeclampsia Strikes African American Women Hard – https://www.preeclampsia.org/get-involved/advocacy-efforts/53-health-information/532-preeclampsia-strikes-african-american-women-hard