About Strong Midwives Strong Families
Black mothers and their babies are 3 to 4 times more likely to experience serious complications in birth, including death.
Midwives - especially those who look like the community they serve - can help, but California has a critical shortage of licensed midwives of color.
Every family deserves a midwife that looks like them. A group of midwives and student midwives of color and consumers in California have come together to break through the barriers that we as women of color face when joining the profession.
A group of student midwives of color, midwives of color, and consumers are launching our first program - a study course designed specifically to support student midwives of color in being successful in the NARM exam.