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Presented by Mallesha Malcolm, CNM, WHNP-BC, MPH, RN, C-EFM, LCCE
This webinar will define and identify the role of birth equity, with a focus on the importance of advocacy during pregnancy and birth in a hospital setting. This presentation will shed light on how women of color are often not advocated for, at times dismissed and devalued, in comparison to their counterparts while birthing in a hospital. We will highlight strategies to advocate for all patients through the perinatal period as a solution to establish and maintain birth equity across the nation.
Mallesha Malcolm is a Certified Nurse Midwife, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, L&D Nurse and a Lamaze-certified Childbirth educator. She is passionate about women’s health and maternity care in the US and across the Caribbean diaspora. Mallesha is a dynamic speaker, coach, birth advocate and mentor, who specializes in creating educational programs, events and products to educate women about all aspects of their health, particularly during the perinatal period. As such, she is dedicated to teaching women how to best advocate for themselves as they navigate their health and the healthcare system.
Participants may earn 1.00 Lamaze Contact Hour and 1.00 hour of CNE for attending this webinar and completing the participant evaluation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15932.
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