Resources

The following list of resources has been aggregated for those interested in learning more about birth equity. We strongly recommend reading multiple resources to get a more comprehensive understanding of the complexity and breadth of this initiative. We will be highlighting a new set of “top three” publications quarterly to encourage continued learning.

Featured Publications:

History:

Clinical Application:

 Videos:

 Books:

  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo (2018)
  • Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology, Deidre Cooper Owens (2017)
  • Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Alicia D. Bonaparte (2015)

Podcasts:

  • Seeing White, Scene on Radio Postcast hosted by John Biewen, Chenjerai Kumanyika and Celeste Headlee (2016-present)