Robin Fink is the director of the Jungle Mamas program of the Pachamama Alliance, which brings maternal and family health to indigenous communities deep within the Amazon rainforest, at their request.
This study evaluated the potential cost-effectiveness of professional doula support during a woman’s first birth in a theoretical population of US women, with all women having a second birth without doula care.
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The United States has one of the highest maternal mortality rates among high-income countries. Generations of structural racism have contributed to maternal mortality rates of US Black mothers being three to four times higher than that of White mothers.
In July, CVS Health announced that it would invest about $600 million to “advance employee, community and public policy initiatives that address inequality faced by Black people and other disenfranchised communities.”