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  • Share your birth story and demands for birth justice.
  • Share this campaign within your family, friends and community using our toolkit below.

Get connected:

  • Get connected to resources in your community, such as Black Infant Health and Fatherhood programs by clicking on a County-specific logo at the footer of this website.

Act:

  • Know your rights.
  • Submit a complaint for racist or poor treatment during your birth journey.
  • Advocate for policy and systems change.
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How can California reduce disparities in maternal and infant health? – CDPH implements three key efforts to address the alarming rates of maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, and preterm birth in the Black community.
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Alameda County Fathers Corps – In 2013, the Alameda County Fathers Corps (ACFC) , a collaborative effort between First 5 Alameda County and Alameda County’s Health Care Services Agency and Social Services Agency, was formed to support fathers to be meaningfully engaged with their children and to advocate for father-friendly services.
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Frontline Doulas – A Perinatal Health Program Providing Black Families With Black Doulas
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How Black Women Can Interpret Those Scary Health Statistics – "Doomsday headlines are nothing new. But over time they can damage your mental health if you’re not careful."
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Pregnancy + My Job – Know your rights when it comes to pregnancy, leave and your job.
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Birthing People's Bill of Rights COVID-19 Edition
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COVID-19 + my job – Your pregnancy rights during the COVID 19 pandemic when it comes to your job.


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