CHOICES offering fellowship for Black midwives

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 31, 2021 9:26 AM CT | Published: August 30, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Women in the U.S. die at higher rates in childbirth than many other developed nations. For women of color, the rate of death is at least four times higher. To chisel away at the gap, in January CHOICES is starting a fellowship to coach two Black midwives a year.


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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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