Brown Mamas & The Birthing Hut Presents
The Birth Your Way
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Doula Speed Dating, Mamas' Market & More...
Why is the Birth Your Way Summit Important?
"An estimated 700 to 900 women in the U.S. died from pregnancy-related causes in 2016...The U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality in the developed world."
"Black women in Pittsburgh are more likely to die during pregnancy than their peers in 97 percent of U.S. cities, according to a sweeping new report from the city's Gender Equity Commission."
"In 2016, the infant mortality rate in Allegheny County was 14.5 deaths per 1,000 live births for black babies. For white babies, it was 5.7. "
The Moms Behind the Summit
Mother of 4, Trained Doula & Founder of The Birthing Hut
Mother of 3, Executive Director & Tribe Builder of Brown Mamas, LLC