Doula2Doula

#28: Aftershock - Movie Review by 2 BIPOC Doulas

August 19, 2022 Exie Buehler & Latonya Baldwin Season 3 Episode 28
Doula2Doula
#28: Aftershock - Movie Review by 2 BIPOC Doulas
Show Notes

MOVIE: AFTERSHOCK on Hulu (check for region availability) Click for Trailer

  • This movie follows the journey of families who have experienced the death of a new mother during or after childbirth
  • Why is the US such a dangerous place to have a baby?
  • Why do black mothers in America die at a rate of 3-4 times higher than others?
  • What can all women do to improve their feelings of safety, autonomy, and agency when giving birth?

Join us as we reflect on this movie, how maternity care in America hurts and kills women, and how doulas on the ground level can make a difference.

We want to hear from you and keep the discussion going: share your thoughts, stories, experiences, and opinions on this movie and our discussion. Send an email or DM on social media, Your comments may be shared in a follow-up episode. You may be contacted to be a guest.

Special Guest and Co-host: Latonya Baldwin, PPD

  • Owner of Doula Me, Love
  • website: Doula Me, Love 
  • facebook: Doula Me, Love
  • Latonya's Book Recommendations
    • Granny Midwives & Black Women Writers by Valerie Lee -  Out of Print, available in libraries at many colleges and universities
    • Natural Hospital Birth by Cynthia Gabriel - Buy it on Amazon

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