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.


Clinical Application:



  • 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)


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