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"Doctor Mom" Podcast
Stephanie interviews Dr. Sayida Peprah to discuss birth justice and ways to best support the mental and physical health of Black families. Dr. Sayida Peprah is both a licensed clinical psychologist and trained birth doula. She specializes in multicultural psychology, trauma, suicide prevention and maternal mental health. During this episode they discuss how implicit bias and trauma impact Black mothers, how to advocate for yourself during and after birth to get the best care, how providers can offer more culturally appropriate care, and resources to feel more empowered, supported, and heard throughout your journey. Trigger warning: The episode includes discussions about birth trauma that some listeners may find triggering. Topics Discussed: How implicit bias plays a role in Black mothers’ care Examples of trauma during the birth experience Stories and experiences of Black mothers Ways doulas play an essential role in supporting mothers How she supports Black mothers as a psychologist and doula Resources to feel more empowered, understand your rights and feel heard How providers can offer more culturally appropriate care and explore their own biases EPISODE SHOW NOTES: Join Dr. Sayida’s “Strengthening Cultural Humility Dismantling Implicit Bias for Birth Professionals 101” at a discounted rate of 50% off with code DOCTORMOM. Dr. Sayida’s website and IG account Dr. Sayida’s Twitter Black Women Birthing Justice: Battling Over Birth Report Listen to today's episode on our website INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you! @stephgreunke @drelanaroumell