2018
Mothers Matter: An Intimate Evening of Birth Near Death Stories
May
30
Wednesday
Doors 5:30, Show 6pm - $10
Mothers Matter: An Intimate Evening of Birth Near Death Stories
Tales of near death or death on the path to parenthood are not as rare as we are told.

Join us as we highlight the maternal morbidity crisis through an intimate evening of storytelling. Bringing together birthing people, doulas, midwives and care providers to share their stories in the hopes that as a community we can acknowledge that moms and babies are on the receiving end of a dysfunctional maternal health system.

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We have witnessed...

Due to these barriers, the U.S. has the highest maternal mortality out of every industrialized country.

Poor access to healthcare, discrimination, lack of information about family planning options, and healthcare provider shortage, among others.

Maternal death for American Indian/Alaskan Native and non-Hispanic Black women is 3 to 4 times more likely to happen compared to White women.

Over 50% of maternal deaths are considered preventable.

The rate of American moms who die in childbirth that has been rising for 20 years, worse than any other developed nation

A surge in the rate of babies born dangerously early, unmatched in the past eight years

A drop in availability of qualified midwives, obstetricians, and family medicine physicians to deliver babies across the country

An epidemic of stress and depression among parents due to the worse parental leave policies in the developed world

Large groups of people, who seem more likely to suffer serious complications of birth, simply because of the color of their skin

All proceeds after expenses will go to “March for Moms”. “March for Moms” is a non-profit that gathers a coalition of voices to advocate for the health and well-being of mothers and babies before, during and after childbirth.

Do you know someone or did you yourself have a near-death experience giving birth or in the immediate postpartum? Were you told that your experience was extremely rare and almost never happens? Did you know that it is not as rare as you think? We would love to give you an opportunity to share your story in a safe and supportive environment. Homegrown wants to give you the opportunity to be seen, to be heard to be held and to be loved through your process while simultaneously increasing awareness of our maternity morbidity crisis in the United States You matter and your story matters! Contact Chama Woydak at 828-777-8899 or chama@homegrownbabies.com for more details on how to share your story.
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